Epidermal inclusion cyst

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Presentation

Lump on right cheek.

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Modality: CT
Modality: MRI

Case Discussion

Multisequence MRI demonstrates a well circumscribed mass overlying the right cheek, which is of intermediate to low signal on T1, high signal on T2, demonstrates some diffusion restriction and does not enhance. The underlying bone and adjacent fat are normal. 

Features are consistent with an epidermal inclusion cyst

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Case Information

rID: 8320
Case created: 24th Jan 2010
Last edited: 26th Nov 2015
System: Head & Neck
Tag: skin
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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