epidermoid cyst

epidermoid cyst
noun or epidermoid
: a cystic tumor containing epidermal or similar tissue — see cholesteatoma; compare dermoid cyst

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  • Sebaceous cyst — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 29388 ICD10 = ICD10|L|72|1|l|60 ICD9 = ICD9|706.2 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = 000842 eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D004814A sebaceous cyst (a form of trichilemmal cyst) is a… …   Wikipedia

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