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Dermoid cyst of the auricle: a rare manifestation
  1. Masaru Horikiri1,
  2. Kazuki Ueda2,
  3. Motoi Kato1
  1. 1Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Jusendo General Hospital, Koriyama, Fukushima, Japan
  2. 2Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima, Fukushima, Japan
  1. Correspondence to Dr Masaru Horikiri, paru506{at}


Cases of dermoid cysts of the auricle are presumed to be quite rare. We report such a case and make references to 10 previously reported cases. It is important to treat a tumour in the auricular area at an early stage to prevent it from transforming into malignancy.

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