Epidermoid cysts are commonly encountered in clinical practice and while the majority are benign, isolated cases of premalignant and malignant conditions have been identified in their walls. We report four cases of squamous cell carcinoma arising in the walls of epidermoid cysts and review the literature.
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Published online: February 24, 2012
Accepted: February 4, 2012
Received: August 23, 2011
☆Presented (in part) as a poster presentation at the BAPRAS Meeting, London, 2009.
© 2012 British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.