Benign Cysts, Tumors, and Tumor-Like Non-vascular Lesions of the Skin and Subcutaneous Tissues

  • Daniel Thomas GinatEmail author
  • Nicole A. Cipriani
  • Joshua Eassa
  • Vesna Petronic-Rosic


There is a wide variety of benign tumors and tumor-like lesions that can involve the skin and subcutaneous tissues in the head and neck regions. This chapter reviews the characteristic clinicopathological and imaging findings of benign keratinocytic and adnexal lesions, benign lipomatous tumors, and benign and “borderline” fibrous tumors and proliferations.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel Thomas Ginat
    • 1
    Email author
  • Nicole A. Cipriani
    • 2
  • Joshua Eassa
    • 3
  • Vesna Petronic-Rosic
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyUniversity of Chicago, Pritzker School of MedicineChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Department of PathologyUniversity of ChicagoChicagoUSA
  3. 3.Prtizker School of Medicine, University of ChicagoChicagoUSA
  4. 4.Section of Dermatology, Department of MedicineUniversity of ChicagoChicagoUSA

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