Cervical dermoid cyst

What is Cervical dermoid cyst?

Cervical dermoid cyst is a rare, benign cutaneous neoplasm containing keratinized epithelium and dermal derivatives, such as hair follicles, sweat and sebaceous glands, smooth muscle or fibroadipose tissue which usually manifests as a slow-growing, painless mass in the submandibular or sublingual space. Depending on the location, and especially after sudden enlargement, it can cause dyspnea, dysphagia or dysphonia.

Other condition names

  • Dermoid cyst of the neck
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