Sebaceous cyst

Case contributed by Dr Shrikant Nagare


Back swelling over two months.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male

There is well defined 2.7 x 1.1 cm sized heterogeneously hypoechoic lesion noted in the deep subcutaneous plane over the back in the right infrascapular region. Lesion shows posterior acoustic enhancement. The lesion is anterior to the muscle plane. On colour Doppler, there is no internal vascularity. There is minimal inflammation of the surrounding fat.

Findings are suggestive of a sebaceous cyst with minimal inflammatory changes.

Case Discussion

This case shows typical imaging features of a sebaceous cyst.

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Case information

rID: 35670
Published: 10th Nov 2017
Last edited: 11th Nov 2017
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