What is the role of lab studies in the evaluation of epidermal inclusion cysts (EIC)?

Updated: Sep 17, 2020
  • Author: Linda J Fromm, MD, MA, FAAD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Laboratory studies are typically unnecessary; however, with recurrent infection or lack of response to antibiotics, a culture and sensitivity may be obtained.


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