Abdominal Imaging

, Volume 33, Issue 4, pp 498–500 | Cite as

Squamous cell carcinoma arising from a presacral epidermoid cyst: CT and MR findings

  • Dal Mo YangEmail author
  • Hyun Cheol Kim
  • Hyung Lae Lee
  • Suk Hwan Lee
  • Gyo Young Kim


We report CT and MRI findings in a case of squamous cell carcinoma arising from a presacral epidermoid cyst, which has not been previously reported. CT findings revealed a focal wall thickening of the anterior wall of the huge presacral cystic mass. The squamous cell carcinoma was more hypointense than the cystic fluid on T1- and T2-weighted images and showed heterogeneous enhancement on contrast enhanced T1-weighted image.


Epidermoid cyst Squamous cell carcinoma Presacral space Computed tomography Magnetic resonance image 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dal Mo Yang
    • 1
    Email author
  • Hyun Cheol Kim
    • 1
  • Hyung Lae Lee
    • 2
  • Suk Hwan Lee
    • 3
  • Gyo Young Kim
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyKyung Hee University, East West Neo Medical CenterSeoulSouth Korea
  2. 2.Department of UrologyKyung Hee University, East-West Neo Medical CenterSeoulSouth Korea
  3. 3.Department of SurgeryKyung Hee University, East-West Neo Medical CenterSeoulSouth Korea
  4. 4.Department of PathologyKyung Hee University, East-West Neo Medical CenterSeoulSouth Korea

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