Cystic mass at the suprasternal notch of a newborn: congenital suprasternal dermoid cyst
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- Vittore, C., Goldberg, K., McClatchey, K. et al. Pediatric Radiology (1998) 28: 984. doi:10.1007/s002470050515
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We report a case of a newborn female with an unusual suprasternal simple cystic mass found to be a dermoid cyst. Dermoid cysts of the head and neck are rare lesions, but a midline location is characteristic for these congenital masses. A dermoid cyst should be high on the list of differential diagnoses given a unilocular midline cyst in a neonate even if no fat elements are demonstrated on imaging studies.