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Chih-Hsin Hsieh, Yin-Chun Tien, Song-Hsiung Chien, "Intraosseous Epidermoid Cyst of Distal Phalanx of Fingers", Scholarly Research Exchange, vol. 2008, Article ID 963687, 3 pages, 2008.

Intraosseous Epidermoid Cyst of Distal Phalanx of Fingers

Received13 Aug 2008
Accepted05 Dec 2008
Published25 Dec 2008


Intraosseous epidermoid cysts of fingers are uncommon lesions. We reported two cases with intraosseous epidermoid cysts of distal phalanx of fingers. Case 1 was a 61-year-old woman with a swelling of the left middle finger without history of trauma. Case 2 was a 47-year-old male with a crushing injury of his right thumb. On radiographic findings, a well-circumscribed osteolytic lesion in distal phalanges was noted. Unexpectedly, histological examinations showed intraosseous epidermoid cyst.


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