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Epidermoid cyst of the phalanx of the finger caused by nail biting

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Intraosseous epidermoid inclusion cysts of the phalanx of the finger are rare, and are regarded as reactive or post-traumatic pseudotumours. We describe a case of an epidermoid cyst in the distal phalanx of the fifth finger caused by chronic nail biting, which was successfully excised.
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Epidermoid cyst, phalanx, nail biting

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Van Tongel, Alexander, Pascale De Paepe, and Bart Berghs. 2012. “Epidermoid Cyst of the Phalanx of the Finger Caused by Nail Biting.” Journal of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery 46 (6): 450–451.
APA
Van Tongel, A., De Paepe, P., & Berghs, B. (2012). Epidermoid cyst of the phalanx of the finger caused by nail biting. JOURNAL OF PLASTIC SURGERY AND HAND SURGERY, 46(6), 450–451.
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Van Tongel A, De Paepe P, Berghs B. Epidermoid cyst of the phalanx of the finger caused by nail biting. JOURNAL OF PLASTIC SURGERY AND HAND SURGERY. 2012;46(6):450–1.
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Van Tongel, Alexander, Pascale De Paepe, and Bart Berghs. “Epidermoid Cyst of the Phalanx of the Finger Caused by Nail Biting.” JOURNAL OF PLASTIC SURGERY AND HAND SURGERY 46.6 (2012): 450–451. Print.
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  abstract     = {Intraosseous epidermoid inclusion cysts of the phalanx of the finger are rare, and are regarded as reactive or post-traumatic pseudotumours. We describe a case of an epidermoid cyst in the distal phalanx of the fifth finger caused by chronic nail biting, which was successfully excised.},
  author       = {Van Tongel, Alexander and De Paepe, Pascale and Berghs, Bart},
  issn         = {2000-656X},
  journal      = {JOURNAL OF PLASTIC SURGERY AND HAND SURGERY},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {6},
  pages        = {450--451},
  title        = {Epidermoid cyst of the phalanx of the finger caused by nail biting},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/2000656X.2012.703461},
  volume       = {46},
  year         = {2012},
}

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