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Cutaneous bronchogenic cyst: an under-recognised clinicopathological entity
  1. K E Pradeep
  1. Keloth E Pradeep, Wrexham Maelor Hospital, Wrexham, UK; pradeepke{at}

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Case report

A 25-year-old man presented with a tiny lesion on the suprasternal notch which occasionally discharged a clear fluid. The lesion was faint brown and measured 3 mm in maximum dimension and was not inflamed. Clinically, this was suspected to be a cyst.

Microscopic examination showed an unremarkable epidermis and the dermis contained a cystic space lined by bland pseudostratified respiratory type epithelium and adjacent seromucinous glands (fig 1).

Figure 1

Low-power view showing cystic space lined by respiratory epithelium and seromucinous …

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