Editor-in-Chief Ufuk Demirkılıç Frequency Quarterly Abbreviation Turk J Vasc Surg Publisher Turkish National Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society ISSN 2667-4947 E-ISSN 2667-5080


Turkish Journal of Vascular Surgery 2014 , Vol 23 , Issue 2
Calcified Vein Thrombosis-Like Pilomatrixoma at the Left Arm: Case Report
Orhan BOZOĞLAN1, Bülent MEŞE1, Erdinç EROĞLU1
1Kalp ve Damar Cerrahisi AD, Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Kahramanmaraş DOI : 10.9739/uvcd.2013-36334 Malherbe"s calcified epithelioma is a rare tumor of follicular cells. It can be seen at any age, as is mostly seen in the second decade. It frequently occurs at the face and neck, and is rarely seen at the upper extremity. It develops from outer sheet of hair follicles, and mostly has a benign nature. We aimed to present a totally excised tumor with the prediagnosis of calcified cefalic vein trombosis at the left arm, but reported as "pilomatrixoma", a rarely seen skin tumor, on pathologic examination. Keywords : Neoplasms; thrombophlebitis