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our baby has a cyst on the edge of her eye just above her eyelid

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our baby has a cyst on the edge of her eye just above her eyelid she is going to get it removed just wanted to know what it is called
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Abby replied 7 years ago.
What color is it?
What does it look like?

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Customer: replied 7 years ago.

there is no colour it is a lump that moves under the skin just below the eyebrow. The specialist said it was common amongst children

 

Expert:  Dr. Abby replied 7 years ago.
Thanks.

I suspect then that it is a dermoid cyst.
They tend to occur in infancy but can grow during puberty. That is why they are removed.

If you have any other questions or if this does not sound familiar, let me know.

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