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    Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology of Papulonodular Lesions of Skin: A Study of 50 Cases.
    J Clin Diagn Res 2016 Dec 1;10(12):EC09-EC13. Epub 2016 Dec 1.
    Professor and Head of Department, Department of Pathology, JSS Medical College, JSS University , Mysuru, Karnataka, India .
    Introduction: Skin is one of the frequent site of disease in human body. Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology (FNAC) is a safe diagnostic method in these cases. FNAC has some limitation, particularly related to representativity of samples, exact typing of skin adnexal tumours and classifying the nature of metastatic cutaneous nodules. Read More

    Autologous Smashed Dermal Graft with Epidermal Re-closure: Modified Technique for Acne Scars.
    J Cutan Aesthet Surg 2016 Oct-Dec;9(4):258-262
    Department of Dermatology, Rajarajeswari Medical College and Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
    Conventional technique of dermal grafting for acne scars where the source of filler material used is the patient's own dermis requires longer surgical time, recovery period and can result in unsightly scars at the donor area. Hence, it is not suitable for treating a larger number of scars. Furthermore, these dermal grafts are firm and cannot be contoured to fit all types of acne scars. Read More

    Intraosseous Epidermal Inclusion Cyst of the Proximal Phalanx of the Fifth Toe and Review of the Literature.
    Foot Ankle Spec 2017 Feb 1:1938640017690859. Epub 2017 Feb 1.
    Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Grant Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio.
    Intraosseous epidermal inclusion cysts (IEpC) are benign bone tumors that often present in the phalanges of the fingers, but rarely are seen in the lower extremity. These tumors often present following surgery, and have a similar clinical and radiographic presentation to osteomyelitis. The lack of defining characteristics makes preoperative diagnosis of these tumors very difficult. Read More

    The clinical, histological and immunohistochemical characteristics and nomenclature of meibomian gland ductal cysts (intratarsal keratinous cysts) and eyelid steatocystomas.
    Eye (Lond) 2017 Jan 13. Epub 2017 Jan 13.
    South Australian Institute of Ophthalmology, Royal Adelaide Hospital, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.
    PurposeMeibomian gland ductal cysts (MGDCs) and steatocystomas are epithelial lined, keratin-containing lesions of the eyelids. MDGCs are variably called tarsal keratinous cysts, intratarsal keratinous cysts of the meibomian glands, intratarsal inclusion cysts, epidermal cysts and epidermoid cysts. Both lesions are poorly described in the literature. Read More

    Parallel microarray profiling identifies ErbB4 as a determinant of cyst growth in ADPKD and a prognostic biomarker for disease progression.
    Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 2017 Jan 11:ajprenal.00607.2016. Epub 2017 Jan 11.
    University of Sheffield.
    Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD) is the fourth most common cause of end-stage renal disease. The disease course can be highly variable and treatment options are limited. To identify new therapeutic targets and prognostic biomarkers of disease, we conducted parallel discovery microarray profiling in normal and diseased human PKD1 cystic kidney cells. Read More

    Unsuspected Conjunctival Orbital Dermoid Cyst: Aids in Diagnosis.
    Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 2017 Jan 5. Epub 2017 Jan 5.
    David G. Cogan Laboratory of Ophthalmic Pathology, Department of Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
    A 25-year-old man with Type 1 diabetes mellitus experienced rapid visual decline and was scheduled for right cataract surgery. At the time of administering an inferotemporal retrobulbar block, a white discharge appeared spontaneously on the surface of the globe. Superotemporally a cyst was found and its contents were subtotally evacuated. Read More

    Epidermoid Cyst of the Sole - A Case Report.
    J Clin Diagn Res 2016 Nov 1;10(11):PD06-PD07. Epub 2016 Nov 1.
    Senior Surgeon, Department of General Surgery, St. Martha's Hospital , Bangalore, Karnataka, India .
    Epidermoid cysts are common benign subcutaneous lesion also termed as epidermal cysts. Epidermoid cyst are commonly seen in hairy regions of body like scalp, face and scrotum, can be single or multiple, but rarely can occur in glabrous skin of palm and sole. They are known to result from progressive cystic ectasia of the infundibular portion of hair follicle but the pathogenesis in palmo-plantar epidermoid cyst differs that is traumatic sequestration of epidermal elements into dermis. Read More

    Complicated skin and soft tissue infection with Mycobacterium fortuitum following excision of a sebaceous cyst in Taiwan.
    J Infect Dev Ctries 2016 Dec 30;10(12):1357-1361. Epub 2016 Dec 30.
    Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC.
    Mycobacterium fortuitum group (M. fortuitum), also known as rapidly growing Mycobacteria, can cause pyogenic infections in human beings, most commonly in immunocompromised patients. Herein, we present a 40-year-old immunocompetent male patient who underwent planned excision of a sebaceous cyst in the abdominal wall. Read More

    Thymic Epidermoid Cyst: Clinical and Imaging Manifestations of This Rare Anterior Mediastinal Mass.
    Case Rep Radiol 2016 24;2016:5789321. Epub 2016 Nov 24.
    Department of Radiology, Allegheny Health Network, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
    Thymic epidermoid cysts are an extremely rare entity. These arise from epidermal cells that migrate to the thymus. The radiologic diagnosis of this rare lesion is challenging. Read More

    Neck epidermoid cyst mimicking tuberculosis at ultrasound: Case report and review of literature.
    Turk J Pediatr 2016 ;58(1):90-93
    Department of ENT, University of Siena, Siena, Italy.
    Neck masses in children can be inflammatory, congenital or neoplastic. When a congenital cyst becomes infected repeatedly, it may mimic inflammatory disease and the diagnosis may be challenging with ultrasound. An increasing incidence of infection with non-tuberculous mycobacterial organisms has been observed in recent decades in children with cervical lymphadenopathy. Read More

    Epidermoid Cyst in an Intrapancreatic Accessory Spleen: Case Report and Literature Review of the Preoperative Imaging Findings.
    Intern Med 2016;55(23):3445-3452. Epub 2016 Dec 1.
    Department of Gastroenterology, Okinawa Prefectural Chubu Hospital, Japan.
    An epidermoid cyst arising within an intrapancreatic accessory spleen (ECIAS) is rare, and also difficult to correctly diagnose before surgery. It is mostly misdiagnosed as a cystic tumor, such as a mucinous cystic neoplasm or as a solid tumor with cystic degeneration, such as a neuro endocrine tumor. We herein report a case of ECIAS and also perform a literature review of 35 reports of ECIAS. Read More

    Intramedullary dermoid cyst infection mimicking holocord tumor: should radical resection be mandatory?-a case report.
    Childs Nerv Syst 2016 Nov 16;32(11):2249-2253. Epub 2016 May 16.
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Gazi University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.
    Background: Dermoid cysts are benign lesions which contain epidermal and dermal elements. Dermoid cysts usually contain a dermal sinus tract but this is not mandatory. Dermoid cysts can manifest by spinal cord infection without a dermal sinus tract. Read More

    An unusual complication of nasolabial flap reconstruction.
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2017 Feb 28;99(2):e60-e61. Epub 2016 Oct 28.
    University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust , UK.
    Squamous cell carcinoma is the most common carcinoma in the oral cavity. Resection of these cancers often requires reconstruction. Nasolabial flaps are a robust and reliable local flap that provide a satisfactory outcome. Read More

    Squamous cell carcinoma arising from a vulval epidermal cyst.
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 2016 Nov;42(11):1623-1626
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, UK.
    Malignant transformation of epidermal cyst is rare, with most cases arising in the head and neck. Here, we report a case of squamous cell carcinoma arising from a longstanding epidermal cyst in the right vulva of a 65-year-old woman. The patient presented with a sudden increase in size of the cyst over 6 weeks to the size of a golf ball. Read More

    [Eruptive epidermoid cysts during topical imiquimod treatment].
    Ann Dermatol Venereol 2016 Oct 17. Epub 2016 Oct 17.
    Cabinet de dermatologie, 34, avenue d'Allemagne, 80000 Amiens, France.
    Background: Imiquimod is a local immune-response modifier that works by stimulating innate and acquired immunity. It is frequently used to treat superficial basal cell carcinoma, the most common form of skin cancer. Marked local inflammatory reaction is common during treatment. Read More

    [Congenital cysts and fistulae in children].
    Ann Chir Plast Esthet 2016 Oct 18;61(5):371-388. Epub 2016 Aug 18.
    Service de chirurgie orthopédique et plastique pédiatrique, CHRU Lapeyronie, 371, avenue du Doyen-Gaston-Giraud, 34295 Montpellier cedex 5, France. Electronic address:
    Cysts and fistulae of the face and neck in children are formed before birth and correspond to the persistence of embryonic remnants that occur due to coalescence defects of embryonic buds or due to epidermal inclusion. They represent the most common pathological malformation of the face and neck. They may be separated according to their location into laterocervical cysts and fistulas or median cysts and fistulas. Read More

    Elevated ΔNp63α Levels Facilitate Epidermal and Biliary Oncogenic Transformation.
    J Invest Dermatol 2017 Feb 7;137(2):494-505. Epub 2016 Oct 7.
    Molecular Signaling and Cell Death Unit, Inflammation Research Center, VIB, Ghent, Belgium; Department of Biomedical Molecular Biology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium. Electronic address:
    Unlike its family member p53, TP63 is rarely mutated in human cancer. However, ΔNp63α protein levels are often elevated in tumors of epithelial origin, such as squamous cell carcinoma and cholangiocarcinoma. To study the oncogenic properties of ΔNp63α in vivo, we generated transgenic mice overexpressing ΔNp63α from the Rosa26 locus promoter controlled by keratin 5-Cre. Read More

    Merkel Cell Carcinoma Arising in an Epidermal Cyst.
    Am J Dermatopathol 2016 Sep 26. Epub 2016 Sep 26.
    *Department of Pathology, Salmaniya Medical Complex, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain; and †Central Medical Laboratory, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain.
    Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare aggressive primary cutaneous neuroendocrine tumor. It is associated mostly with malignant skin lesions. Rare cases in the literature described its association with benign skin adnexal lesions. Read More

    Unusually Giant Sublingual Epidermoid Cyst: A Case Report.
    Iran J Otorhinolaryngol 2016 Jul;28(87):291-6
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Dr. Shankarrao Chavan Govt. Medical College, Nanded, India.
    Introduction: Epidermoid cysts are rare, slow‑growing, benign, developmental cysts, which are derived from abnormally situated ectodermal tissue. Epidermoid cysts of the floor of the mouth represent <0.01% of all oral cysts. Read More

    Open and endoscopic excision of calvarial dermoid and epidermoid cysts: a single center experience on 128 consecutive cases.
    Childs Nerv Syst 2016 Dec 22;32(12):2351-2356. Epub 2016 Aug 22.
    Department of Neurosurgery, New York University Langone Medical Center, 317 East 34th Street, New York, NY, 10016, USA.
    Objective: Dermoid and epidermoid cysts rank among the most common pediatric tumors. We analyzed the outcomes of surgical excision of dermal and epidermal inclusion cysts in a large consecutive series of children.

    Methods: We retrospectively reviewed 128 consecutive children who underwent calvarial inclusion cyst resection between 2000 and 2010 at NYU Langone Medical Center. Read More

    Extensive epidermoid cyst of the submental region.
    Autops Case Rep 2016 Apr-Jun;6(2):51-4. Epub 2016 Jun 30.
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery - Hospital das Clínicas - Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo/SP - Brazil .
    Epidermoid cysts are malformations that are rarely observed in the submental region. Imaging has an important role in surgical planning according to the size and location of the cyst in relation to geniohyoid and mylohyoid muscles. This article reports the case of a 15-year-old female patient complaining of submental swelling. Read More

    Malignant transformation of a residual cerebellopontine angle epidermoid cyst.
    J Clin Neurosci 2016 Nov 9;33:59-62. Epub 2016 Aug 9.
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hadassah University Medical Center, P.O. Box 12000, Jerusalem 91120, Israel. Electronic address:
    Malignant transformation is a rare but devastating complication following partial resection of an intracranial epidermoid cyst (EC). Time to malignant transformation is highly variable and optimal management is unclear. A literature search from 1965 to January 2016 identified manuscripts discussing clinical presentation, management, and outcome of malignant transformation of a remnant intracranial EC. Read More

    Nodulocystic Basal Cell Carcinoma Arising Directly from a Seborrheic Keratosis: A Rare Case Report.
    Indian J Dermatol 2016 Jul-Aug;61(4):443-5
    Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan.
    Seborrheic keratoses (SKs) are common epidermal tumors composed of benign keratinocytes. Malignant skin tumors including basal cell carcinoma (BCC) rarely arise within SKs. We report a rare case of an 82-year-old man with nodulocystic BCC that appeared at the center of a scaly hyperpigmented SK that had been presented for more than 10 years. Read More

    Penile Epidermal Cyst: A Case Report.
    J Clin Diagn Res 2016 May 1;10(5):PD05-6. Epub 2016 May 1.
    Associate Professor, Department of General Surgery, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute, Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth , Pondicherry, India .
    Epidermal cysts also known as epidermoid cysts, is one of the common benign tumours presenting anywhere in the body. However, epidermal cyst in the penis is very rare. This condition in children is usually congenital due to abnormal embryologic closure of the median raphe; hence, it is termed as median raphe cysts (MRCs). Read More

    Aggressive papillary adenocarcinoma on atypical localization: A unique case report.
    Medicine (Baltimore) 2016 Jul;95(28):e4110
    aDepartment of Pathology, Mengucek Gazi Education and Research Hospital, Erzincan University bDepartment of Pathology, Evliya Celebi Education and Research Hospital, Dumlupinar University, Kutahya cDepartment of General Surgery, Mengucek Gazi Education and Research Hospital, Erzincan University, Turkey.
    Introduction: Aggressive digital papillary adenocarcinoma (ADPA) is a rare sweat gland tumor that is found on the fingers, toes, and the digits. To date, <100 cases have been reported in the literature. Apart from 1 case reported in the thigh, all of them were on digital or nondigital acral skin. Read More

    A Ruptured Digital Epidermal Inclusion Cyst: A Sinister Presentation.
    Case Rep Orthop 2016 22;2016:9035246. Epub 2016 Jun 22.
    Orthopaedic Department, Tauranga Hospital, Cameron Road, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty 3112, New Zealand.
    Epidermal inclusion cysts are benign cutaneous lesions caused by dermal or subdermal implantation and proliferation of epidermal squamous epithelium as a result of trauma or surgery. They are typically located on the scalp, face, trunk, neck, or back; however they can be found anywhere on the body. Lesions are asymptomatic unless complicated by rupture, malignant transformation to squamous cell carcinoma, or infection at which point they can clinically appear as more sinister pathologies. Read More

    Lateral Orbital Wall Destruction Due to Pilonidal Sinus.
    J Craniofac Surg 2016 Jul;27(5):e461-2
    *Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Konya Numune State Hospital†Department of Pathology, Meram Faculty of Medicine, N.E. University‡Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Faculty of Selcuk, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey.
    Pilonidal sinus is a chronic inflammatory disease commonly observed in the sacrococcygeal region. The authors report a patient of a pilonidal sinus in a rare location-the lateral orbital region. The authors' patient was misdiagnosed with an epidermal cyst, and the subsequent incomplete excision of the sinus tract led a pilonidal sinus with a high morbidity resulting in the destruction of bone tissue in the lateral orbital wall. Read More

    An unusual occurrence of multiple epidermoid cysts in both sides of buccal mucosa: A unique and rare first case report.
    Natl J Maxillofac Surg 2015 Jul-Dec;6(2):244-6
    Department of Pathology, Era's Lucknow Medical College and Hospital, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.
    Intraoral epidermoid cyst of buccal mucosa is generally an uncommon entity. Epidermal inclusion cyst refers sequestration of epidermal elements into the dermal and deeper tissue during the fetal period in line of fusion of embryonic process or acquired due to implantation of the epithelium due to trauma or surgery. It usually presents as slow growing asymptomatic cysts but may be symptomatic due to large size, interfering with mastication and speech or secondary infection. Read More

    Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans of the scalp, with fibrosarcomatous areas masquerading as epidermal inclusion cyst.
    BMJ Case Rep 2016 Jul 7;2016. Epub 2016 Jul 7.
    Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi, India.
    Lesions on the scalp are frequently encountered in clinical practice. Commonly diagnosed lesions include epidermal inclusion cysts (EICs), dermoid cysts and lipomas. Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) is a low-grade malignant skin tumour occurring mostly in the extremities. Read More

    [Rare giant retroauricular epidermoid cyst: a case report].
    Lin Chung Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi 2016 Mar;30(5):409-10
    Epidermnoid cysts are henign, cutaneous cysts which commonly occur on face, neck and trunk. Retroauricular epidermoid cyst is rare reported which should be differentiated from auricle pseudocyst, lipoma, steatocystoma and fibroma. The hitopathological examination is a gold standard of diagnosis. Read More

    Brainstem epidermoid cyst: An update.
    Asian J Neurosurg 2016 Jul-Sep;11(3):194-200
    Guntur Medical College, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India.
    The incidence of epidermoid tumors is between 1% and 2% of all intracranial tumors. The usual locations of epidermoid tumor are the parasellar region and cerebellopontine angle, and it is less commonly located in sylvian fissure, suprasellar region, cerebral and cerebellar hemispheres, and lateral and fourth ventricles. Epidermoid cysts located in the posterior fossa usually arise in the lateral subarachnoid cisterns, and those located in the brain stem are rare. Read More

    Cutaneous Metaplastic Synovial Cyst: Case Report and Literature Review from the Dermatological Point of View.
    Keio J Med 2016 Jun 17. Epub 2016 Jun 17.
    Department of Dermatology, Kyorin University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.
    Cutaneous metaplastic synovial cyst (CMSC) is a rare tumor typically representing a solitary, well-circumscribed and cystic mass, which is not connected to the joint. Synovial cysts have been predominantly reported by orthopedists or pathologists and the presence of CMSC has not been well recognized by dermatologists. Herein, we reported CMSC developing in a 68-year-old woman receiving systemic corticosteroid for the treatment of eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangitis and attempt to delineate clinical characteristics of this unusual neoplasm by reviewing the literature, especially focusing on dermatological descriptions. Read More

    Molluscum Contagiosum Infection Involving a Benign Epidermoid Cyst in an Immunocompetent Patient.
    Skinmed 2016 1;14(2):151-2. Epub 2016 Apr 1.
    Department of Dermatology and Pathology, Infanta Margarita Hospital, Córdoba, Spain.
    A 78-year-old man presented with a round- to oval-shaped nodule on his right eyebrow. The lesion first developed 5 years ago as a small solitary white nodule and subsequently enlarged over the past 2 years. His medical history was unremarkable. Read More

    Primary Cutaneous Coccidioidomycosis Presenting as a Recurrent Preauricular Cyst.
    Skinmed 2016 1;14(2):142-4. Epub 2016 Apr 1.
    Department of Dermatology and Pathology, Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, CA (retired);
    A 31-year-old Filipino active duty marine presented with a 2-year history of a waxing and waning nodule on his left cheek that had been incised and drained on multiple occasions. The patient had no significant medical history other than a positive purified protein derivative test with negative chest x-ray finding treated with a 9-month course of isoniazid in 2010. He denied cough, fever, chills, night sweats, weight loss, joint/bone pain, or prior trauma to the area. Read More

    Cellular neurothekeoma of the eyelid in a 6-year-old boy.
    J AAPOS 2016 Aug 16;20(4):374-6. Epub 2016 Jun 16.
    Division of Pathology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio.
    We report the case of a 6-year-old boy who presented with an 18-month history of a left lower eyelid lesion that was refractory to medical management. The lesion was excised, and microscopic examination and immunohistochemistry revealed a cellular neurothekeoma. Clinical presentation of such lesions is similar to a chalazion or epidermal inclusion cyst. Read More

    Epidermoid cyst at a rare location, as a content of inguinal hernia: A case report with a review of the literature.
    J Minim Access Surg 2016 Jul-Sep;12(3):286-8
    Department of MAMBS, Max Super Speciality Hospital, New Delhi, India.
    Epidermoid cysts can occur in a variety of locations including the face, trunk, neck, extremities, and scalp. No case of epidermoid cyst as content of inguinal hernia has been reported so far; however, cases with dermoid, teratoma, lipoma, lymphangioma and leiomyoma as content of inguinal canal have been reported. A 29-year-old female presented with a lump in the left inguinal region that was clinically diagnosed as left inguinal hernia. Read More

    Granular cell tumor presenting in the scrotum of a pediatric patient: a case report and review of the literature.
    J Med Case Rep 2016 Jun 4;10(1):161. Epub 2016 Jun 4.
    Department of Pathology, Denver Health Hospital, Denver, CO, 80204, USA.
    Background: Granular cell tumors are neoplasms of Schwann cell origin. They typically arise in the head and neck of adults, with the tongue being the most common location; granular cell tumors of male genitalia are exceedingly rare. We identified only eight prior cases of scrotal granular cell tumor in the literature, and only one was in a child. Read More

    Traumatic Epidermoid Inclusion Cyst on Cheek Area.
    J Craniofac Surg 2016 Jun;27(4):e343-4
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, College of Medicine, Soonchunhyang University, Ongmyeong-dong, Dongnam-gu, Cheonan-si, Chungcheongnam-do, South Korea.
    An epidermoid inclusion cyst is basically an epidermoid cyst resulting from the traumatic implantation of epidermal elements into the dermis with their subsequent cystic transformation. A case of an epidermal inclusion cyst of the cheek region is described in a 54-year-old man, whose feature was rather unusual, in that it presented as a fixed, indurated, inflamed, and sometimes, mimicking a parotid gland infection. The cyst was particularly persistent and recurred within a month of its medical treatment and had to be re-excised along with the adjacent parotid mass. Read More

    Treatment of axillary bromhidrosis through a mini-incision with subdermal vascular preservation: a retrospective study in 396 patients.
    Int J Dermatol 2016 Aug 21;55(8):919-25. Epub 2016 May 21.
    Department of Pharmacy, the First Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing, China.
    Background: Axillary bromhidrosis is a condition presenting as malodor caused by an interaction between the discharge of apocrine glands and bacteria. Topical agents, liposuction, and elective surgery are currently the main therapeutic modalities. However, the efficiency of these treatments and incidences of side effects are various and frequent, and depend on patient characteristics, surgical technique, and other unknown factors. Read More

    Epidermal Cyst in the Scrotum Successfully Treated while Preserving the Testis: A Case Report.
    Case Rep Oncol 2016 Jan-Apr;9(1):235-40. Epub 2016 Apr 21.
    Department of Urology and Renal Transplantation, Yokohama City University Medical Center, Yokohama, Japan.
    A 66-year-old male was referred to our hospital for further examination of a scrotal mass. Because of the risk of testicular cancer, we first clamped the vessels as a course of higher orchiectomy. Then, we approached the tumor through the scrotum and successfully resected it while preserving the testis. Read More

    Endocervical Polyp With Florid "Epidermal Metaplasia": Report of a Previously Undescribed Phenomenon.
    Int J Gynecol Pathol 2016 Sep;35(5):478-81
    Department of Histopathology (S.A.), Lister Hospital, Stevenage, Hertfordshire Department of Pathology (W.G.M.), Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, Belfast, UK.
    Endocervical polyps are common benign lesions which rarely result in diagnostic problems, although a variety of alterations occasionally complicate histologic interpretation. We report an unusual, and not previously described, finding of florid "epidermal" metaplasia with keratinization and extensive formation of skin appendages structures (sebaceous and sweat glands and hair follicles) within an endocervical polyp. The features closely resembled an epidermal inclusion cyst. Read More

    Clinical Characteristics of Epidermoid Cysts of the External Auditory Canal.
    J Audiol Otol 2016 Apr 21;20(1):36-40. Epub 2016 Apr 21.
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, College of Medicine, Hallym University, Seoul, Korea.
    Background And Objectives: The epidermoid cyst is a common benign disease of the skin caused by inflammation of hair cortex follicles and proliferation of epidermal cells within the dermis or superficial subcutaneous tissue. The purpose of this study was to investigate the characteristics of epidermoid cysts of the external auditory canal (EAC) by analyzing the clinical and radiologic features.

    Subjects And Methods: The clinical records were retrospectively reviewed for patients diagnosed with epidermoid cyst of the EAC from March 2004 to December 2013. Read More

    "Pseudo-Circumscribed Palmar or Plantar Hypokeratosis (Pseudo-CPH)": a Histologic Pattern Secondary to Trauma; Further Characterization of a Known Entity.
    Am J Dermatopathol 2016 May;38(5):359-62
    *Dermatology and Advanced Skin Care, Ellicott City, MD; †Baldassano Dermatopathology, P.C., Blue Bell, PA; and ‡Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA.
    Circumscribed palmar or plantar hypokeratosis (CPH) is defined clinically as well-circumscribed areas of erythematous eroded skin mostly over thenar or hypothenar eminences of the palms and less commonly soles. Histologically, lesions demonstrate a characteristic abrupt drop-off in the cornified layer leading to broad areas of hypokeratosis. In the original description in 2002, Perez et al favored these lesions to be a distinctive epidermal malformation. Read More

    Is Routine Pathologic Evaluation of Sebaceous Cysts Necessary?: A 15-Year Retrospective Review of a Single Institution.
    Ann Plast Surg 2017 Feb;78(2):e1-e3
    From the Divisions of *General Surgery, and †Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Mayo Clinic Hospital, Phoenix; and ‡Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ.
    A question arose in our practice of whether all cysts considered sebaceous should be sent for pathologic evaluation. To address this controversial topic, we performed a retrospective study of our single institution's histopathology database. A natural language search of the CoPath database across the institution was undertaken using the diagnosis of sebaceous cyst, epidermal cyst, epidermoid cyst, epithelial cyst, infundibular cyst, pilar cyst, trichilemmal cyst, and steatocystoma. Read More

    Congenital Megaureter Presenting in an Adult as a Vaginal Wall Cyst.
    Obstet Gynecol 2016 May;127(5):859-61
    Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, and Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland.
    Background: Vaginal cysts are a common finding. The differential diagnosis includes epidermal inclusion, Bartholin gland, Gartner duct, and Skene gland cysts and Müllerian anomalies. Rarely, leiomyomas, cancers, or ectopic ureters or megaureters are found. Read More

    Clitoral Epidermal Inclusion Cyst Resection With Intraoperative Sensory Nerve Mapping Technique.
    Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 2016 May-Jun;22(3):e24-6
    From the *Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, †Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, ‡UNC Pelvic Pain Research Center, and §Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC.
    Background: Despite the ever increasing popularity of labial and clitoral surgeries, the best practices and long-term effects of reconstructive procedures in these regions remain unknown. This is particularly noteworthy because the presentation of nerve-related symptoms may be delayed up to a year. Despite the convention that these surgical procedures are low risk, little is known about the best practices that may reduce the postoperative complications as a result of these reconstructive surgeries. Read More

    Recurrent bilateral spontaneous pneumothorax secondary to lung adenocarcinoma with epidermal growth factor receptor mutation.
    Thorac Cancer 2016 Mar 27;7(2):257-60. Epub 2015 Jul 27.
    Department of Respiratory and Critical Care MedicineBeijing Chao-Yang HospitalCapital Medical UniversityBeijingChina; Beijing Key Laboratory of Respiratory and Pulmonary CirculationBeijing Institute of Respiratory MedicineBeijingChina.
    A 42-year-old female patient was admitted for recurrent bilateral spontaneous pneumothorax. High resolution computed tomography showed bilateral pneumothorax and numerous round and oval, thin-walled lung cysts. Microscopically, each small cyst was composed of distended subpleural alveolar spaces. Read More

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