Published: 2019-10-23

Dermoid cyst over the left sphenoid in a child: a rare case report

Andrews Navin Kumar, Anubhav Shivpuri, Sandeep Mehta, Shanender Singh Sambyal


In this case report a bony swelling was noticed clinically which had a cystic presentation in CT imaging. After surgical removal it was sent for histopathological examination and was diagnosed as dermoid cyst. Dermoid cyst is rarely encountered lesions of head and neck region so most frequently misdiagnosed. Though this lesion is very rare but should be considered as a differential diagnosis while evaluation cystic lesions of head and neck region.


Dermoid cyst, Congenital dermoid cyst, Maxillofacial region

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