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Image Number 724 (Epidermoid cysts)


Diagnosis: Epidermoid cysts

Site: Scrotum

Sex: M

Age: 32

Type: Clinical

Description: multiple,yellowish,firm nodules over the surface of scrotum

Submitted by: Karumuri Siva Rami Reddy

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Differential Diagnosis

History: This patient presented with the lesions from 4 years.They were slowly increasing in number and size. They were epidermoid cysts of the scrotum.The sebacious cyst of scrotum is a synonym, but a misnomer.They occur when squamous epithelium,which, when present in the dermis  has no surface outlet.They usually arise from the hair follicles which get obstucted.Treatment is usually surgical.

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