Epidermoid cyst

What is an epidermoid cyst? An epidermoid cyst is a non-cancerous growth that develops just below the surface of the skin. It is a round, hollow structure lined by the same squamous cells found in a layer of the skin called the epidermis. Epidermoid cysts are sometimes referred to as ‘epidermal cysts’, ‘infundibular cysts’, or …
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What is a cyst? Cyst is a word used to describe an abnormal open space surrounded by a thin wall of tissue. The space can be empty (filled with air) or it can be filled with another type of tissue such as blood, pus (dead immune cells), or skin. Where are cysts found in the …
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