What is a dermoid cyst?

Also known as: dermoid cyst of the brow.

Dermoid cysts in infants and children are typically embryologic remnants where tissue that was supposed to be on the outer layer of the baby develops under the skin. This cause a small firm mass to develop. They are commonly found at the eyebrow, nose, and scalp.


Reviewed by: Chad A Perlyn, MD

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