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An Unusual Presentation of Epidermoid Cyst: A Case Report

Jotdeep S Bamrah, Kulwant S Ded, Gopal S Bhargava

Keywords : Dermoid cyst, Epidermoid cyst, Penile cyst

Citation Information : Bamrah JS, Ded KS, Bhargava GS. An Unusual Presentation of Epidermoid Cyst: A Case Report. Curr Trends Diagn Treat 2019; 3 (1):35-36.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10055-0060

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-06-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; The Author(s).


Penile cysts are uncommon. A case of a 5-year-old boy with an epidermoid cyst of the penis is reported. He was found to have an asymptomatic soft mass at the dorsum of his penis. Preoperative differential diagnosis of the epidermoid cyst and the dermoid cyst was considered. Excision of the mass was performed, and the diagnosis of epidermoid cyst in the penis was made that was confirmed on histopathological examination. In such cases, clinicians should manage patients either by observation or excision of the cyst.

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