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CASE 1

Updated: Jul 20, 2019

Courtesy of Almoosa Specialist Hospital, Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia


2-years-old male with a bump felt along the left side of the nose



 

CASE 1 ANSWER

Nasomaxillary Suture Dermoid Cyst



The highlighted (circle) is a small well-defined fat-density expansile lytic lesion of the inferior edge of the left nasomaxillary suture



Key Points


  • Congenital inclusion lesions of epithelial and dermal elements.

  • Of fat, fluid or mixed densities.

  • May be associated with sinus connection to the intracranial cavity.


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