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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A 'wen' is a sebaceous cyst and Cobbett saw the expanding - and filthy - London as a pathological swelling on the face of the nation.
Differential diagnosis includes abscess, lipoma, hematoma, sebaceous cyst, suture granuloma, incision hernia, lymphoma, etc.
Other eyelid tumors were Basal cell carcinoma 18 (7M, 11F) with age range 33 to 70 years (Mean Age=64y), Sebaceous cell carcinoma 16 (12M, 4F), age range 40 to 75 years (Mean Age=64y), Malignant melanoma of eyelid 7 (5M, 2F), age range 30 to 72 years (Mean Age=59y), Malignant sebaceous cyst 2 (F) both 60 years, and Adenocarcinoma of Meibomian gland 1 (M), age 55 years.
During initial investigations, the family of the two girls told the Health Ministry inspector in Suez and a police officer that they went to the hospital to remove a sebaceous cyst on her uterus.
Adding to poor Larry's woes, one of his Asian students (David Kang) seems to think he can bribe his way to a passing grade, and his brother Arthur (Richard Kind) is making a nuisance of himself at all hours of the day with a troublesome sebaceous cyst.
Pediatricians and general surgeons diagnosed her with sebaceous cyst, and because of unsuccessful treatment with two surgical drainages and antibiotic therapy, she was referred to our unit.
On the other hand minor operations include excision breast mass and excision of sebaceous cyst and pilar cyst.
An inflammation of the sebaceous cyst was diagnosed on surgical examination.
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.
A sebaceous cyst is considered unusual and possibly cancerous7 if it has: a diameter that is larger than 5 cm a fast rate of recurrence after being removed and signs of infection such as redness pain or pus discharge.
At least 160 of the 250 patients received sebaceous cyst procedures and thyroidectomies.