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2020 May-Jun

J Orthop Case Rep



Intratendinous Epidermoid Cyst after Traumatic Penetration of Foreign Body: A Very Rare Case Report.


Giotis D, Paschos NK, Drosos GC, Kadu VV, Malahias M-A
J Orthop Case Rep. 2020 May-Jun; 10(3):100-102.
PMID: 33954147.


Intratendinous epidermal cysts are extremely rare soft-tissue lesions. Apart from traumatic occasions which are usually painful, in asymptomatic cases, they can be easily overlooked. The purpose of our study was to report the formation of an intratendinous epidermoid cyst after traumatic penetration and irritation of a wooden foreign body.