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November 1979

A Simple Technique for Managing Digital Mucous Cysts

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Dermatology, University of California San Francisco Medical Center.

Arch Dermatol. 1979;115(11):1315-1316. doi:10.1001/archderm.1979.04010110021017

Digital mucous cysts can be effectively managed by multiple needlings and expression of contents. This simple technique cures about two thirds of the lesions. Most of those remaining are reduced to small asymptomatic nodules.

(Arch Dermatol 115:1315-1316, 1979)