Intradiploic epidermoid cyst of the temporal bone: is it the same as or different from cholesteatoma?

@article{Lee2011IntradiploicEC,
  title={Intradiploic epidermoid cyst of the temporal bone: is it the same as or different from cholesteatoma?},
  author={Dong-Hee Lee},
  journal={The Journal of craniofacial surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={22 5},
  pages={1973-5}
}
Intradiploic epidermoid cyst is a benign lesion that is derived from the ectodermal cells of the cranium. It is a rare tumor, representing less than 1% of all primary intracranial tumors. It can be located in any part of the skull, but frontal and parietal bones are the most common sites for the cysts. It occurs from the first to the seventh decade of life. Because it is a slowly growing tumor, it is usually discovered incidentally and may remain asymptomatic for many years. Rarely, it grows… CONTINUE READING

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