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Laryngoscope. 2013 Aug;123(8):1862-4. doi: 10.1002/lary.23921. Epub 2013 Jan 31.

Endoscopic removal of a dermoid cyst via scalp incision.

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Department of Paediatric Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Sheffield Childrens Hospital, Sheffield Childrens Hospitals NHS Trust, Sheffield, UK. jaiganeshkalpana@yahoo.co.uk

Abstract

Nasal dermoid sinus cysts are the most common congenital midline nasal lesions. We describe a novel technique for the excision of a nasal dermoid cyst in a 2-year-old boy using a four hand endoscopic approach via a small scalp incision behind the hairline. The technique, although somewhat challenging, avoids a facial scar.

KEYWORDS:

Nasal dermoid; endoscope; hairline incision

PMID:
23371024
DOI:
10.1002/lary.23921
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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