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Sublingual epidermoid cyst:
a case report
Epidermoid and dermoid cysts
represent less than 0.01% of all oral cavity cysts. The cysts can be defined as
epidermoid when the lining presents only epithelium, dermoid cysts when skin
adnexa are found, and teratoid cysts when other tissue such as muscle,
cartilage, and bone are present.
In this article, we present the
case of an epidermoid cyst, with an oral as well as a submental component, in
an 11 year old boy who presented with complaints of a mass in the oral cavity,
difficulty chewing and swallowing of solid foods for about 3 years. He was
admitted to the otolaryngology department. On examination, a mass displacing
the tongue superiorly and posteriorly was noticed. An MRI scan was done and
showed a 40 × 35 mm well-circumscribed non-enhancing cystic mass
extending from the sublingual area to the level of the thyroid notch. The
content of the cyst was homogenous. On examining the neck, a firm swelling was
also noticed in the submental area, extending down to the thyroid notch. Under
general anesthesia and with nasotracheal intubation, the patient underwent
surgical removal of the mass. Extraorally, a midline submental horizontal
incision was performed through the mucosa overlying the swelling and the cyst
was dissected from the surrounding tissues and removed. On histological
examination, acidophilic stratum corneum and basophilic dot like staining of
stratum granulosum, which is the hallmark of an epidermoid cyst, were seen. The
patient did well postoperatively, and no recurrence was noticed at the 6-months
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