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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In the following case report, one such rare case report of a giant epidermoid cyst on the scalp is presented.
8 This report presents a 10 years old child with a sublingual epidermoid cyst treated with extraoral surgical excision.
We found two cases in the literature describing epidermoid cysts in the midline of the perineum with extension to the true pelvis.
In 1951 and 1952 Garnder, Plenk, and Richards reported the association between osteomas, desmoid tumors, epidermoid cysts, and FAP.
After two weeks of operation histo- pathological report received suggestive of benign epidermoid cyst lined by stratified squamous epithelium with keratinous debris without any infiltration of surrounding tissues.
For both groups, healing time was defined as the time taken for the epidermoid cyst to be completely resected and the incision to be in the process of primary healing.
He also recommends asking if the child has ever had a lumbar puncture, because sometimes a little skin gets into the spinal canal and can cause an epidermoid cyst.
Epidermoid cyst of the testis: radiologicpathologic correlation.
They found teratoma in 48% of children, YSTs in 15%, and epidermoid cyst in 14%; other types were juvenile granulosa cell in 5%, Leydig cell in 4%, Sertoli cell in 3%, and mixed gonadal stromal in 1%.
The case of epidermoid cyst in our study showed a moderate sized exophytic cystic mass, homogeneously hyperintense on T2 and hypointense on T1W images with mild peripheral enhancement seen in lower dorsal spine, extended from mid body of L1 to L3 vertebral body causing focal dilatation of thecal sac and leftward displacement of cord.
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