Letters Histology of scalp cysts

Histological analysis of all scalp cysts is counsel of perfection

BMJ 2012; 344 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e3847 (Published 01 June 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:e3847
  1. Trefor J Roscoe, general practitioner1
  1. 1Sothall Medical Centre, Sheffield S20 1HQ, UK
  1. trefor{at}nhs.net

In their Minerva article about a malignant pilar tumour Khan and Dharma state that “histological analysis of every scalp sample is recommended.”1

I cannot find any published data on the exact incidence of these rare malignant tumours: …

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