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171 Possible Causes for Scalp Mass

  • Dermoid Cyst

    Cysts in the scalp are usually painless, moveable, rubbery masses that may slowly increase in size over time. The skin over the cyst is usually normal.[chadkids.org] […] they are often adherent to the periosteum or form a bulging mass over the anterior fontanelle Images Please click on images to enlarge or download.[pcds.org.uk] […] also be intra-cranial, intra-abdominal or arise in other parts of the body Morphology of cutaneous cysts Firm skin-coloured swellings Can be several cm in diameter On the scalp[pcds.org.uk]

  • Cephalhematoma

    A 5 5-cm 2 mass was located on the right temporal region of his scalp. The mass was soft and non-tender without signs of inflammation.[bmcinfectdis.biomedcentral.com]

  • Perifolliculitis Capitis Abscedens

    Case Report An 86-year-old woman reported having had purulent scalp lesions for approximately one year. She denied trauma or a preceding herpes zoster.[medicaljournals.se] Computed tomography (CT scan) confirmed the presence of a mass arising from the right colon with infiltration of the subcutaneous tissue by this intra-abdominal mass...[read.qxmd.com] Such lesions often resolve with scarring alopecia. (53,56) Tinea capitis favosa is a chronic inflammatory dermatophyte infection of the SC scalp and, less commonly, glabrous[docksci.com]

  • Ingrown Hair

    Ingrown hairs are caused because of lack of natural exfoliation in the skin . When you pull the hair out by the root a new thinner hair tries to pop out. The cells in the follicle will build up if your skin does not exfoliate itself. That creates a barrier so the new skin curls up instead of being able to poke[…][ingrownhair.ca]

  • Epithelial Cyst

    PURPOSE: To report the case of an anterior chamber epithelial cyst after uncomplicated deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK) treated with a tissue-sparing surgical technique. METHODS: A 35-year-old female patient underwent DALK in her OS because of stage IV keratoconus. The surgery was uneventful, and 3[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hemangiosarcoma

    Abstract Analysis of four cases of hemangiosarcoma of the liver and review of the literature indicate that these tumors are either predominantly cystic and fairly well differentiated or are more solid and poorly differentiated. Well-differentiated hemangiosarcomas may resemble peliosis hepatis or other benign[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Carbuncle

    Carbuncles are skin infections, which are larger than furuncles with more than one opening draining pus. It is mainly caused due to bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus or Streptococcus pyogenes. Typical appearance of carbuncle can be described as development of red lump right beneath the skin. The affected[…][symptoma.com]

  • Proliferating Trichilemmal Cyst

    Abstract An unusual tumor mass of the scalp found in an elderly woman is presented.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Recently, we encountered a tumour presenting as a large scalp mass associated with a cervical lymph node, thus suggesting a malignant aetiology.[ijdvl.com] A 64-year-old women presented to our hospital with a recurrent ulcerated mass lesion of the scalp.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cutaneous Pseudolymphoma

    We report a case of a child with a scalp mass diagnosed as CPL. (c) 2008 Wiley-Liss, Inc.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cutaneous pseudolymphoma: an unusual presentation of a scalp mass. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2009;52:283–5. Ploysangam T, Breneman DL, Mutasim DF. Cutaneous pseudolymphomas.[archivesofrheumatology.org]

  • Cutaneous Metastasis in Breast Cancer

    Due to these rates, the preliminary diagnosis of the skin metastasis of breast cancer can be overlooked in case of a scalp mass, and this can result in inadequate or extra[ingentaconnect.com] Kuwayama T et al in 2011 (30) reported a case of 62-years-old woman who had presented with a 3 cm hard, alopecic mass at her scalp.[jemds.com] Kidney cancer, when it metastasizes to the skin, can involve the skin of the scalp, the front of the chest, the back, arms, and legs.[dovemed.com]

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