Author | Claudia Espinosa, MD

Articles

Epidermal Inclusion Cysts

July 01, 2007

These 2 swellings on the scalp of a 13-year-old boy had appeared about 8 months earlier and had slowly enlarged. The mother had massaged the lesions when they were small in an attempt to heal them. There was no history of local trauma (eg, from hair-cutting tools) and no pain or discharge from the lesions.