inclusion cyst


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inclusion cyst

[in′klü·zhən ‚sist]
(medicine)
A cyst formed by the implantation of epithelial tissue into another structure.
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Relationship between sonographic and pathologic findings in epidermal inclusion cysts.
Epidermoid inclusion cysts are benign tumors that occur after implantation of epidermal tissue into the dermis or subcutis, which may result either from trauma or abnormal embryologic closure of the median raphe and the urethral groove.
Multilocular peritoneal inclusion cysts are uncommon mesothelial proliferations that tend to recur, but nevertheless are benign lesions.
Although there is a long differential list for multilocular peritoneal inclusion cysts, they are most likely to be confused with multilocular cystic lymphangiomas.
We describe the case of a 23-month-old girl who presented with a single, large dermal inclusion cyst in the external auditory canal Our review of the literature revealed that only 2 other cases of a dermal inclusion cyst in this location have been previously reported.
2,3) We report a new case of dermal inclusion cyst of the external auditory canal.
Sonographic diagnosis of peritoneal inclusion cysts.
Treatment of peritoneal inclusion cysts remains controversial, and both medical and surgical treatments are used.
Facial epidermal inclusion cysts are associated with smoking in men: a hospital-based case-control study.
There is considerable debate as to whether this term accurately applies, as some investigators suggest that ISC is truly a late presentation of epidermal inclusion cysts that have undergone dystrophic calcification.
Dermoids are nonneoplastic, congenital ectodermal inclusion cysts that contain varying amounts of ectoderm derivatives to include apocrine, sweat, and sebaceous cysts as well as hair follicles, squamous epithelium, and possibly teeth.