Intradermal or subcutaneous saclike structure, the wall of which is stratified epithelium containing keratohyalin granules. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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an intradermal or subcutaneous cyst containing keratinizing squamous epithelium; it arises from occluded hair follicles. Called also wen.
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Type: Term Definitions: 1. a cyst formed of a mass of epidermal cells that, as a result of trauma, has been pushed beneath the epidermis; the cyst is lined with stratified squamous epithelium and contains concentric layers of keratin. Synonyms: implantation cyst, inclusion cyst1, inclusion dermoid
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A closed cyst that is found below the surface of the skin--usually on the neck, face, scalp and genitals. The cysts are usually painless and move freely under the skin. The cyst is filled with fluid, known as keratin, that presents as a greyish-white colored fluid with a foul smell when drained. These cysts generally go away on their own without...
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An epidermal cyst is also known as a sebaceous cyst. It is a collection of keratin-like material - usually white, cheesy, or firm - contained in a cyst wall. The epidermal cyst normally has a small opening that communicates with the skin and may not be very well seen. Epidermal cysts can occur on any skin surface, but are most common on the face, b
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An epidermal cyst is a cyst where the cyst sac forms from cells that normally occur on the top layer of the skin (the epidermis). They can appear anywhere on the skin but develop most commonly on the face, neck, chest, and upper back.
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