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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Successful management of a giant primary epidermoid cyst arising in the labia majora.
It provides a definite diagnosis Benign solid tumors (*) Epidermoid cyst Recommended in cases of indeterminate sonographic findings.
The most common choristomas of the orbit are dermoid and epidermoid cysts. Other orbital choristomas include those arising from lacrimal, adipose, cartilage, bone, and brain [1] as well as enterogenous [2] rests.
Sublingual epidermoid cyst are rarely seen and extraoral surgical approach can be performed according to the location and size of the mass.
Intrascrotal epidermoid cyst with extension into the pelvis.
Akdeniz, "Giant vulvar epidermoid cyst in an adolescent girl," Case Reports in Obstetrics and Gynecology, vol.
Dermoid cysts are unusual neoplasms that often present in childhood, with the orbit being the area most commonly affected in the head and neck region.13 The causes of both epidermoid and dermoid cysts include failure of surface ectoderm to separate from underlying structures, sequestration and implantation of surface ectoderm.14 Most congenital dermoid and epidermoid cysts probably arise due to an embryologic accident during the early stages of development, between 3 and 5 weeks of gestation.
MRI scan lumbo-sacral area done from tertiary care center revealed un-ruptured epidermoid cyst in subcutaneous plane without any connection with underlying deeper tissues or spinal cord in lumbo-sacral area.
Diffusion-weighted MR imaging (DWI) in two intradural spinal epidermoid cysts. Neuroradiology 2012;54:1235-6.
Buettner, "Squamous cell carcinoma arising in an intradiploic epidermoid cyst," Neuroradiology, vol.
It turned out to be a rare tumour called an epidermoid cyst which, while benign, had caused all the mental health problems Emma had suffered.
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