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Cutaneous Metaplastic Synovial Cyst-A case report and review of literature
Hung-Chi Yang, Yi-Jeng Tsai, Shu-Ling Hu, Yih-Yiing Wu
Dermatol Sinica 21: 275-279, 2003

The cutaneous metaplastic synovial cyst is a recently described intradermal cyst lined by a membrane that resembles hyperplastic synovium. It usually develops following surgery. We report an 80-year-old woman who developed grouped firm noduloplaques over the medial aspect of the left buttock without previous trauma. Histopathological and immunohistochemical studies yielded results similar to those reported in cases of cutaneous metaplastic synovial cyst.

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