Frontal epidermal inclusion cyst

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Rafael Ovalle


Palpable mass in right frontal region.

Patient Data

Age: 51
Gender: Female

Cystic lesion in frontal region with density similar to that of water (HU = 5-10).

Case Discussion

Cystic lesion is non-specific and may be a sebaceous cyst, a epidermal inclusion cyst or a inflammatory lesion, yet epidermal inclusion cyst would have predominantly fluid attenuation.

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Case information

rID: 19014
Published: 1st Aug 2012
Last edited: 12th Nov 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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