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Case Reports in Dermatological Medicine
Volume 2012, Article ID 257405, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/257405
Case Report

Pilomatrixoma of the Arm: A Rare Case with Cytologic Diagnosis

1Department of Pathology, Chacha Nehru Bal Chikitsalaya, Maulana Azad Medical College, Geeta Colony, Delhi 110031, India
2Department of Pediatric Surgery, Chacha Nehru Bal Chikitsalaya, Maulana Azad Medical College, Geeta Colony, Delhi 110031, India

Received 13 August 2012; Accepted 9 September 2012

Academic Editors: H. Dobrev and I. Kurokawa

Copyright © 2012 Ruchika Gupta et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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