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Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Eruptive Vellus Hair Cyst?

…ent contains not only vellus hairs, but also corneocytes and abundant lipid. Last, eruptive vellus hair cyst is a variant of steatocystoma. Steatocystoma is a hamartoma, the most striking aspect of which is a cyst lined by epithelium just like that…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…s scant in comparison to the number of cornified cells. In contrast, sebaceous secretion is the major element in the cyst of steatocystoma. Relatively few cornified cells are scattered amidst the lipid in steatocystoma. Vellus hairs are present too,…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Epidermal Cyst and Epidermoid Cyst?

…corneocytes are arranged compactly, the surface of that cornified layer being decidedly crenulated. The cystic component of steatocystoma could rightly be considered a sebaceous duct cyst. A so-called epidermal inclusion cyst is claimed to arise as…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…Infundibulo-folliculo-sebaceous cystic hamartoma Steatocystoma

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Differential Diagnosis

Infundibulo-folliculo-sebaceous cystic hamartoma Steatocystoma 1. Situated mostly in the dermis as a rule; sometimes also the subcutaneous fat 1. Situated in either the dermis or the subcutaneous fat, or both together 2. Cyst does not “pop…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Study By Disease

…nuity with a tumor (Quiz #315) Squamous-cell carcinoma, very superficial, solar keratotic type (solar keratosis) (Quiz #713) Steatocystoma (Quiz #298) Strawberry hemangioma (Quiz #421) Superficial basal-cell carcinoma vs. Granuloma annulare (Quiz…