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Squamous cell carcinoma arising from a long-standing epidermoid cyst of the back

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Author(s)
Taeki KimJunhyung KimJaehoon ChoiTaehee Jo1, Hye Won LeeWoonhyeok Jeong
Keimyung Author(s)
Kim, Jun HyungChoi, Jae HoonJo, Tae HeeLee, Hye WonJeong, Woon Hyeok
Department
Dept. of Plastic Surgery (성형외과학)
Dept. of Pathology (병리학)
Journal Title
Archives of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Issued Date
2020
Volume
26
Issue
3
Keyword
BackEpidermoid cystSquamous cell carcinomaSkin neoplasms
Abstract
Epidermoid cysts are commonly encountered benign lesions in the field of plastic surgery, but their malignant transformation into squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is extremely rare. A 68-year old woman with a cystic mass on her left lower back presented to our department. We excised the lesion under the suspicion of an epidermoid cyst or metastatic colon cancer based on the patient's medical history. The skin defect was covered with a split-thickness skin graft, and histopathological evaluation revealed the presence of SCC. Because of the low incidence of SCC arising from an epidermoid cyst, the mechanism of transformation of such cysts to SCC and the prognosis of this condition have not yet been well established. We therefore share the details of this rare case to contribute to the growing base of knowledge about SCC that arises from an epidermoid cyst.
Keimyung Author(s)(Kor)
김준형
최재훈
조태희
이혜원
정운혁
Publisher
School of Medicine (의과대학)
Citation
Taeki Kim et al. (2020). Squamous cell carcinoma arising from a long-standing epidermoid cyst of the back. Archives of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 26(3), 114–117. doi: 10.14730/aaps.2020.02138
Type
Article
ISSN
2288-9337
Source
https://e-aaps.org/journal/view.php?number=710
DOI
10.14730/aaps.2020.02138
URI
https://kumel.medlib.dsmc.or.kr/handle/2015.oak/42824
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1. School of Medicine (의과대학) > Dept. of Pathology (병리학)
1. School of Medicine (의과대학) > Dept. of Plastic Surgery (성형외과학)
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