Congenital Epidermal Cyst of the Umbilicus: A Case Report


Epidermal cysts are one of the most common benign skin tumors, although they are rarely found in the umbilicus of a child. Herein we report the case of a 13-year-old girl with a congenital umbilical mass. This mass had been misdiagnosed as a lipoma at birth. Awareness of this lesion can avoid its misdiagnosis and inappropriate treatment.

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N. Aramaki-Hattori, T. Tanaka, K. Mukai and K. Kishi, "Congenital Epidermal Cyst of the Umbilicus: A Case Report," Modern Plastic Surgery, Vol. 3 No. 4, 2013, pp. 128-129. doi: 10.4236/mps.2013.34026.

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