Intracortical epidermoid cyst of the tibia

Ozdemir H., Senaran H., Ogun T., Oltulu P.

SKELETAL RADIOLOGY, vol.33, no.8, pp.481-484, 2004 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00256-003-0729-7
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.481-484
  • Keywords: tibia, cortex, epidermoid cyst, radiographs, CT, TUMORS, SKULL, BONE
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: Yes


Epidermoid cyst in a long bone is an extremely rare condition. The authors describe such a tumor located in the cortex of the tibia in a 21-year-old woman. She was successfully treated with curettage and autogenous bone grafting.