sebaceous cyst


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Related to sebaceous cyst: pilar cyst, epidermoid cyst
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Noun1.Sebaceous cyst - a common cyst of the skinsebaceous cyst - a common cyst of the skin; filled with fatty matter (sebum) that is secreted by a sebaceous gland that has been blocked
chalazion, Meibomian cyst - a small sebaceous cyst of the eyelid resulting when a Meibomian gland is blocked
cyst - a closed sac that develops abnormally in some body structure
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On the other hand minor operations include excision breast mass and excision of sebaceous cyst and pilar cyst.
1) Conditions that should be considered in the differential diagnosis of a superficial mass in the parotid gland include lymphadenitis, preauricular cyst, sebaceous cyst, benign lymphoid hyperplasia, or extraparotid tumor.
It sounds like you have a sebaceous cyst These harmless cysts can happen when you get sweaty, wear tight pants or underwear or as a result of friction from exercising or shaving.
QI HAVE a sebaceous cyst on my back, which I've been advised to leave.
Various conditions such as sebaceous cyst, midline epidemoid cyst, angiomyolipoma , varicocele, hematoma, hamartomas of the scrotum could be confused with hemangioma.
Adding to poor Larry's woes, one of his Asian students (Kang) seems to think he can bribe his way to a passing grade and his brother Arthur (Kind) is making a nuisance of himself at all hours of the day with a troublesome sebaceous cyst.
Adding to poor Larry's woes, one of his Asian students (Kang) seems to think he can bribe his way to a passing grade, and his brother Arthur (Kind) is making a nuisance of himself at all hours of the day with a troublesome sebaceous cyst.
Farrell removed a sebaceous cyst from the same area from which the mole had been removed.
Q I would appreciate your advice on how best to deal with a sebaceous cyst on my head.
As the lesions enlarge, they may resemble a cellulitis, pyogenic furuncle, or an infected sebaceous cyst.
A THE commonest type of skin cyst is a sebaceous cyst.