Epidermal inclusion cyst

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


Lump on right cheek.

Patient Data

Age: Adult

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
Published: 24th Jan 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Tag: skin
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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