Uncommon crimson tumor on lady’s arm oozed ‘jellylike substance’ when popped

A bulbous mass that spontaneously appeared on a woman’s shoulder appeared like an enormous piece of crimson gummy sweet that oozed a jellylike substance when punctured. 

The mass turned out to be a uncommon kind of pilomatricoma (additionally spelled pilomatrixoma), a benign tumor that develops in hair follicles. These tumors usually develop on the top or neck, and their underlying trigger isn’t properly understood. The kind of tumor that appeared on the lady’s shoulder is named a “bullous pilomatricoma,” the place “bullous” refers back to the development’s blister-like look.

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