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Journal of the Korean Society for Surgery of the Hand 2002;7(1):92-94.
Published online January 1, 2002.
Intraosseous Epidermoid Cyst in the Distal Phalanx – Case Report –
Jong-Woong Park, Kwang-Suk Lee, Sung-Kon Kim, Jung-Ho Park, Joon-Seok Hong, Kwang-Jun Oh, Jin-Hyup Shin
수지 원위지골에 발생한 골내 상피성 낭종 - 증례 보고 -
박종웅, 이광석, 김성곤, 박정호, 홍준석, 오광준, 신진협
In contrast to epidermoid cyst under skin, intraosseoous epidermoid cyst is vary rare. It arises in the distal phalanx of the hand and foot. It is commonly posttraumatic in nature. Differential diagnosis includes enchondroma, glomus tumor with bone erosion, osteoid osteoma, giant cell reparative granuloma, osteomyelitis and metastatic tumors. Treatment is the curettage and the removal of the capsule. Herein, we present a case of intraosseous epidermoid cyst in the distal phalanx of a 32-year-old man.

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