Epidermal Cyst - Breast

Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences,2013,3,3,739-740.
Published:August 2013
Type: Case Report
Author(s) affiliations:

Bharath C

Professor, Department of Pathology, Medical College (VIMS), Bellary-583 104, Karnataka, India.


An elderly female presented with mass in the left breast since 08 months without any other relevant history, which was firm in consistency. The mass was excised thinking it to be a malignant lesion. Histologically, showed keratin filled material. Due to rarity of this lesion, the case is reported with review of available literature.

Epidermal cyst of breast, histologically showing thin epidermal epithelium and pools of keratin material (H & E Stain. 150X)