Mass at the Vertex and Scar

Figure epid_14a_n.jpg: Infant with a smooth mass continuously radiating into the surroundings near the midline of the vertex (black arrow). Unusual localization and local finding of an epidermoid cyst. Figure epid_14b_n.jpg: Behind the mass, as additional finding, a retracted scar (black arrow) = a finding following a spontaneously healed congenital skin defect is visible; $$epid_15??££alternate figure.§§ Figure epid_14c_n.jpg: The operative and histological diagnosis of the mass is a lipoma which is an infrequent differential diagnosis of an epidermoid cyst.