Korean J Radiol.  2007 Aug;8(4):356-359. 10.3348/kjr.2007.8.4.356.

Ruptured Epidermal Inclusion Cysts in the Subareolar Area: Sonographic Findings in Two Cases

Affiliations
  • 1Department of Radiology, Uijongbu St. Mary's Hospital, Catholic University College of Medicine, Kyunggido, Korea. tiger@catholic.ac.kr
  • 2Department of Radiology, Kangnam St. Mary's Hospital, Catholic University College of Medicine, Seoul , Korea.
  • 3Department of Surgery, Uijongbu St. Mary's Hospital, Catholic University College of Medicine, Kyunggido, Korea.
  • 4Department of Clinical Pathology, Uijongbu St. Mary's Hospital, Catholic University College of Medicine, Kyunggido, Korea.

Abstract

Epidermal inclusion cyst of the breast is an uncommon benign lesion and it is usually located in the skin layer. We report here on two cases of ruptured epidermal inclusion cysts in the subareolar area, which is a very unusual location for these cysts and these lesions can be mistaken for breast malignancies.

Keyword

Epidermal inclusion cyst; Breast, US; Breast neoplasm
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