Post-traumatic epidermoid inclusion cyst in the chin region

J Clin Pediatr Dent. 2009 Spring;33(3):251-2. doi: 10.17796/jcpd.33.3.812225u343773155.


Epidermoid cysts of traumatic origin are found mainly on palms, fingers and soles. They are believed to originate through implantation of epithelium by either surgical or accidental trauma into deeper mesenchymal tissue. A case of traumatic epidermoid inclusion cyst of the chin region is described.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Chin
  • Epidermal Cyst / etiology*
  • Epidermal Cyst / pathology
  • Epidermal Cyst / surgery
  • Facial Injuries / complications*
  • Female
  • Humans