Therapeutic approach to epidermoid cyst

Authors

  • Ketan Vagholkar Department of Surgery D. Y. Patil University School of Medicine, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra http://orcid.org/0000-0002-3824-0531
  • Suvarna Vagholkar Department of Surgery D. Y. Patil University School of Medicine, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2349-2902.isj20201421

Keywords:

Diagnosis, Epidermoid cyst, Treatment

Abstract

Epidermoid cyst is one of the commonest cutaneous swelling treated by a general surgeon. It is usually misnamed as a sebaceous cyst. Understanding the anatomical origin and pathogenesis of the cyst is pivotal for diagnosis and successful treatment. The etiopathogenesis, clinical features and surgical approach is presented in this paper.

Author Biographies

Ketan Vagholkar, Department of Surgery D. Y. Patil University School of Medicine, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra

PROFESSOR

DEPARTMENT OF GENERAL SURGERY

Suvarna Vagholkar, Department of Surgery D. Y. Patil University School of Medicine, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra

Research Assistant

Department of Surgery

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2020-03-26

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