Endoscopic removal of nasoglabellar dermoid cysts

Seongmu Lee, Mehryar Taban, Ronald Mancini, Kelvin Chong, Robert A. Goldberg, Raymond S. Douglas

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Dermoid cysts are common tumors resulting from entrapped ectodermal elements at fetal suture lines. Management is conceptually straightforward, with surgical excision of the mass in its entirety without rupture. The conspicuous location and potential scarring from direct excision can be objectionable, particularly in children. The authors describe 2 cases using a hidden hairline incision and an endoscopic approach to remove dermoid cysts in the nasoglabellar region.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)136-139
Number of pages4
JournalOphthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Ophthalmology


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