This is a 45 year old man with multiple facial cysts.
|The patient had a several month history of nodules and cysts on the cheek. This photo was taken intraoperatively by the surgeon.|
|Sections show numerous dermal cysts extending deeply into the dermis. Focal connection to the epidermis is noted in other sections not shown.|
|The epidermal cysts are lined by keratinizing epithelium surrounding laminated keratin.|
|Solar elastosis is noted in the surrounding dermis.|
What is your diagnosis?
Last Updated 12/17/2002
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