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A 36-year-old female asked about a male:

Marble sized lump on 1 yr olds eyebrow, ultrasound showed it was a cyst. hes now 2 and its shrunk to pea sized. need to be removed? dr says no.

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Some basics: If it is a cyst & has decreased in size, it may continue to shrink or not. It could be removed with a small scar through the eyebrow but in a 2 yo it would need to be done under general anesthesia ( cooperation issue) which I would avoid for something so minor. If it remains when he's older & he wants it off, do it then when it might be done under a local.
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