sebaceous 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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Abscesses have a range of causes, including wounds, foreign objects such as splinters, common bacterial infections, sebaceous cysts, nutritional deficiency or recent exposure to a toxic substance.
In the EAC, we find many lesions, including osteomas, exostoses, fibromas, angiomas, cholesteatomas, and epidermal and sebaceous cysts.
In the first episode of the new series we meet a woman from Sydney who wants to cure her inverted nipples, a man who has sebaceous cysts on his scrotum as a result of shaving and a woman who hates her high-pitched voice.
Testicular lumps: There are lots of benign lumps on the testicles such as swelling of the veins (varicocele), cysts of epididymis, fluid around the testicle (hydrocele) and sebaceous cysts on scrotal skin.
Sounds like a case of sebaceous cysts, which are filled with dead skin and bacteria and tend to grow and shrink based on hormones.
Traction alopecia, telogen effluvium, mycotic infections, alopecia areata, hypothyroidism and sebaceous cysts, pregnancy, trichotillomania and so on have all been cited as causes of hair loss - conditions that may be brought about by illness, stress, hormonal changes, certain drugs and medications and even behaviour (significant damage can be caused to hair follicles by particular hair styles and treatments).
Previously, these lesions have been attributed to sebaceous cysts, calcified steatocystoma, fibroma, atheroma and xanthoma.
I have kept a copy of a report wherein someone measured 4 sebaceous cysts.