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Scrotal Epidermal (Epidermoid) Cysts and Idiopathic Scrotal Calcinosis

  • Anthony Hall
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Abstract

Epidermal (epidermoid or infundibular ) cysts are common dermal cysts lined by stratified epithelium, which occur mostly on the face, neck and trunk but are also seen on the scrotum. Idiopathic scrotal calcinosis is a rare disorder of the scrotum characterized by single or multiple calcified nodules in the setting of normal calcium and phosphate metabolism.

Keywords

Epidermal Epidermoid Infundibular Cyst Scrotal Calcinosis Calcified 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anthony Hall
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  1. 1.School of MedicineDeakin UniversityGeelongAustralia
  2. 2.Skin and Cancer Foundation IncCarltonAustralia

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