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Sonological appearance of epidermoid cyst of the spleen: A rarity

 Department of Radiology, St. John's Hospital, Kattappana, Kerala, India

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Reddy Ravikanth,
Department of Radiology, St. John's Hospital, Kattappana - 685 515, Kerala
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Epidermoid cyst of the spleen is a rare, benign cystic lesion of congenital origin. Although most epidermoid cysts of the spleen are asymptomatic and detected incidentally on ultrasonography, the entity needs to be included in the differential diagnosis of cystic lesion mimics of the spleen, especially in patients with left hypochondriac pain. This case report describes the typical sonological appearance of epidermoid cyst of the spleen in a 31-year-old male.

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