Epidermal inclusion cyst (thigh)

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Right-sided thigh swelling for 2-3 years. No pain. No trauma.

Patient Data

Gender: Female

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.

Doppler: No flow.    

Case Discussion

Lesion shows classical ultrasound features of epidermal inclusion cyst. Surgical excision was done. Histopathology diagnosis was epidermal inclusion cyst.

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Case information

rID: 39756
Case created: 18th Sep 2015
Last edited: 26th Sep 2017
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