Cervical dermoid cyst

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Cervical dermoid cyst

Synonyms: Dermoid cyst of the neck

Cervical dermoid cyst is a rare benign cutaneous neoplasm containing keratinized epithelium and dermal derivatives such as hair follicles sweat and sebaceous glands smooth muscle or fibroadipose tissue which usually manifests as a slow-growing painless mass in the submandibular or sublingual space. Depending on the location and especially after sudden enlargement it can cause dyspnea dysphagia or dysphonia.

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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version March 2024

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