Facial dermoid cyst

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Facial dermoid cyst

Synonyms: Dermoid cyst of the face

Facial 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 firm nonpulsatile mass often with a sinus opening or a hair-bearing punctum most commonly located in the periorbital and nasal area.

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