epidermoid cyst


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epidermoid cyst

[‚ep·ə′dər‚mȯid ′sist]
(medicine)
A cyst lined by stratified squamous epithelium without associated cutaneous glands.
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Microscopic histopathology showed a benign epidermoid cyst.
Incidence of pediatric testicular tumors according to Prepubertal Testis Tumor Registry data (11) Tumor type No of patients Percent (%) Germ cell tumors Yolk sac tumor 244 62 Teratoma 92 23 Epidermoid cyst 13 3 Stromal tumors Juvenile granulosa cell 11 3 Sertoli's cell 10 3 Leydig cell 5 1 Non-specified 16 4 Gonadoblastoma 4 1
In fact, the most common of all epidermoid cysts are follicular infundibular cysts which arise from cells originating in the upper portion of a hair follicle.
Organ preserving surgery in testicular epidermoid cysts.
Epidermoid cyst of the testis: a review of clinical and histogenetic considerations.
Young et al (10) have identified epidermoid cysts, some in concert with small Walthard rests, but in the absence of any other teratomatous features.
Pathologic examination revealed a thin (1 mm) and intact wall lined by stratified squamous epithelium containing a cheesy material, with diagnosis of epidermoid cyst (Fig.
Epidermoid cysts may occur in IPAS, (5,6,17) which raises concerns for distinguishing IPAS from lymphoepithelial cyst, a nonneoplastic pancreatic lesion of unknown etiology.
Epidermoid cyst of an accessory spleen at the pancreatic tail: diagnostic value of MRI.
Rupture of intrascrotal epidermoid cyst complicated by bacterial infection: A case report [in Japanese].
Epidermoid cyst of the sphenoid sinus with extension into the sella turcica presenting as pituitary apoplexy: Case report.
A touch preparation of the cyst contents revealed anucleated and benign nucleated squamous cells consistent with a benign epidermoid cyst.
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