Epidermal cyst in the patent processus vaginalis: An unusual inguinal mass in a girl


KARNAK İ. , HALİLOĞLU M. , Gucer S.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, cilt.57, ss.629-631, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 57 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.629-631

Özet

Epidermal cyst is a benign tumor that grows slowly and develops from entrapment of epidermis into the dermis. Inguinal canal is an extremely unusual location for an epidermal cyst in children. Here in, a 6-year-old girl presenting with inguinal mass which was diagnosed to be epidermal cyst in the patent processus vaginalis sac is reported. To the best of our knowledge, it is the first case of epidermal cyst in the patent processus vaginalis in a child.