Epidermal inclusion cyst - chest wall

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Right chest wall nodule - near right sterno-calvicular joint -- few yrs. No pain.

Patient Data

Age: about 35 - 40 yrs
Gender: Female
Modality: Ultrasound

A well-defined hypoechoic avascular lesion is noted abutting skin. No intralesional cystic spaces / calcification noted.

No extension to muscle is noted.

Case Discussion

Surgical excision was done.

Histopatology - Epidermal inclusion cyst.

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Case Information

rID: 36895
Case created: 15th May 2015
Last edited: 17th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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