Author: Adjunct A/Prof Patrick Emanuel, Dermatopathologist, Clínica Ricardo Palma, Lima, Peru. DermNet NZ Editor in Chief: Adjunct A/Prof Amanda Oakley. October 2018.
Neurofollicular hamartoma presents as a smooth flesh-coloured papule on the face.
Histology of neurofollicular hamartoma
In neurofollicular hamartoma, the histopathology shows a nodulardermalspindle cellproliferation surrounded by prominent sebaceous glands. The spindle cells are plump or wavy. The sebaceous proliferation surrounds the mesenchymal component (figures 1–3).