A De Novo Discharging Sinus of the Fronto-orbital Suture: A Rare Presentation of a Dermoid Cyst

    loading  Checking for direct PDF access through Ovid

Abstract

Dermoid cysts are developmental anomalies, resulting primarily from trapped germinal epithelium. In the neck and head region, the most common location is the fronto-orbital upper outer quadrant of the orbit. Because only a few cases of dermoid cysts with discharging sinus of the frontoorbital area have been reported in the literature, the authors present an unusual case of a frontozygomatic suture dermoid cyst, presenting as a sinus, in an 56-year-old man. The histologic report confirmed that the cystic lesion was a dermoid cyst with a tract. Diagnosis and management are discussed.

Related Topics

    loading  Loading Related Articles