Epidermoid and Dermoid Cysts

  • Irena Škodová
  • Ivana Julišová
Part of the Principles of Pediatric Neurosurgery book series (PRINCPEDIATR)


Intracranial epidermoid cysts were first recognized as a specific pathological entity by Cruveilhier in 1829, and in older literature they were called by several synonyms, like pearly tumor,1 cholesteatomas;2 and sebaceous cysts.


Spinal Canal Dermoid Cyst Aneurysmal Bone Cyst Epidermoid Cyst Cerebellopontine Angle 
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  • Irena Škodová
  • Ivana Julišová

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