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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Cysts and Cystic Hamartomas

Papules, nodules, and tumors that, on gross examination, are usually skin colored and, on histopathologic examination, consist of an epithelium-lined sac that contains fluid, cells, or both in the case of true cysts and of cysts that are associated…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Nevus Sebaceus

A hamartoma of epidermis, epithelial structures of adnexa, and presumably dermal elements, typified, when fully formed, by a papillated or verrucous yellowish plaque situated usually on the scalp. The condition may present itself as a solitary lesio…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Eruptive Vellus Hair Cyst?

…EVHC [eruptive vellus hair cyst] must be differentiated from steatocystoma multiplex.” Gonzalez FU, Cristobal MC, Martinez AA, et al. Eruptive vellus hair cyst with singular histologic finding. Arch Dermatol 1987;123:299-301. “Eruptive v…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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Infundibulo-folliculo-sebaceous cystic hamartoma and steatocystoma are both cystic hamartomas. Neither is simply a cyst because the structures that comprise each of them are not mere epithelium-lined sacs that house fluid or solid elements, but are…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Epidermal Cyst and Epidermoid Cyst?

…retion.” The cystic component of the hamartoma known as steatocystoma is lined by epithelium just like that of a sebaceous duct, namely, a thin epithelium that possesses a basal, spinous, subtly granular, and thin cornified layer in which corne…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Study By Disease

…perficial, solar keratotic type (solar keratosis) (Quiz #713) Steatocystoma (Quiz #298) Strawberry hemangioma (Quiz #421) Superficial basal-cell carcinoma vs. Granuloma annulare (Quiz #1) Suppurative dermatitis and spiradenitis following on suppurati…

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 ou…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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Infundibulo-folliculo-sebaceous cystic hamartoma Steatocystoma