What are possible complications 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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Answer

Complications are rare, but they can include infection, scarring from removal, and recurrence. Malignancies in epidermoid cysts are very rare.


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