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February 1974

Epidermal Inclusion Cyst of the Sole

Author Affiliations

Charlottesville, Va

From the Department of Dermatology, University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, Va.

Arch Dermatol. 1974;109(2):251-252. doi:10.1001/archderm.1974.01630020063017

Epidermal inclusion cysts occur infrequently on the palms and rarely on the soles. They probably arise from traumatic implantation and can be experimentally produced by surgical implantation of epidermis into the dermis. A 14-year-old girl had a plantar epidermal inclusion cyst.