European Journal of Dermatology


Seborrheic inclusion cyst with sebaceous gland involvement: what does it mean? Volume 30, issue 2, March-April 2020


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Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine of Sensory and Motor Organs, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Yonago, Japan

A seborrheic inclusion cyst is a rare variant of epidermoid cyst, characterized by a seborrheic keratosis-like lesion in the cyst wall [1-3]. However, the proposed viral involvement regarding its pathogenesis is still controversial [4, 5]. Herein, we report a case of a seborrheic inclusion cyst with focal sebaceous differentiation in relation to local trauma.A 78-year-old Japanese man was referred to our clinic for evaluation of a cyst on his right lower leg. He had a clear past history of a nail [...]