Journal of Korean Society of Medical Ultrasound 2001;20(2): 143-146.
Epidermal Cyst of the Breast Simulating a Benign Solid Mass: A Case Report.
Sun Yang Chung, Ki Keun Oh, Jeong Yeon Shim
1Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Pochon CHA University, College of Medicine.
2Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Yonsei University, College of Medicine.
3Department of Anatomic Pathology, Pochon CHA University, College of Medicine.
  Published online: June 1, 2001.
ABSTRACT
Epidermal cysts are benign epithelial cysts occurring within the skin. Epidermal cysts are not uncommonly found in the skin of the breast, but rare in the nipple and subareolar area. There have been only a few radiologic reports. We report a case of a 40-year-old woman with an incidentally discovered epidermal cyst, located in the subareoalr area, and this lesion was radiologically resembled a benign solid mass.
Keywords: Breast, cysts; Breast, US; Breast, neoplasms; Skin, neoplasms
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