Epidermal cyst overlying the sacrum

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Lump over sacrum.

Patient Data

Age: Middle aged
Gender: Male

MRI demonstrates an oval sharply circumscribed mass in the subcutaneous tissues overlying the lower sacrum (S4 - S5). It has intermediate to low T1 signal, high signal on T2 and demonstrates no contrast enhancement. There is no evidence of spinal dysraphism

Case Discussion

Features are consistent with an un-ruptured epidermal cysts (aka sebaceous cyst). 

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Case information

rID: 13730
Published: 11th May 2011
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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