Epidermal inclusion cyst - thigh

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Right sided thigh swelling - 2 - 3 yrs. No pain. No trauma.

Patient Data

Gender: Female
Ultrasound

Well-defined ovoid lesion in region of interest.

Size                 - 36 X 32 x 18 mm

Location          - Lesion abutts skin and fascia.

Morphology - Heterogeneous with internal linear anechoic and echogenic linear foci.  No calcification / cystic changes.Posterior acoustic enhancement present.Not significantly compressible.

Dopplar           - No flow.    

Case Discussion

Lesion shows classical ultrasound features of epidermal inclusion cyst.

Surgical excision was done. Histopathology diagnosis was epidermal inculsion cyst.

( Histopathology report provided by verbal communication with operating surgeon )

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Case information

rID: 39756
Case created: 18th Sep 2015
Last edited: 21st Sep 2015
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