steatocystoma


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Synonyms for steatocystoma

a common cyst of the skin

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Steatocystoma simplex, an extremely rare benign nevoid malformation of the pilosebaceous duct junction zone, is the solitary counterpart to the histopathologically identical inherited condition of steatocystoma multiplex.
Steatocystoma multiplex is also known as epidermal polycystic disease and sporadic or familial disorder (autosomal dominant mutation in keratin 17) [1].
A classification can be made: localized, generalized; facial, acral, and the suppurative types; solitary lesions are known as Steatocystoma simplex [4].
Less-common entities include steatocystomas and cysts of anogenital mammary-like glands (previously reported as milk cysts of the supernumerary mammary glands).
Kiene P, Hauschild A, Christophers E: Eruptive vellus hair cysts and steatocystoma multiplex, variants of one entity?
Yamada A, Saga K, Jimbow K: Acquired multiple pilosebaceous cysts on the face having the histopathological features of steatocystoma multiplex and eruptive vellus hair cysts.
Steatocystoma multiplex is typically characterized by firm, yellow-to-flesh-colored dermal cysts ranging from a few millimeters to 1 cm in size.
Individual papules may be misdiagnosed as basal cell carcinoma (BCC), intradermal melanocytic nevus, seborrheic keratosis, sebaceous hyperplasia, syringoma, angiofibroma, trichilemmoma, steatocystoma, TE, and hamartoma of sebaceous follicles.
Examples include cases found in subcutaneous tissue,[8] breast tissue,[9] perirenal adipose tissue,[10] steatocystoma,[11] and an adjacent benign cystic teratoma.
PC-2 or Jackson-Lawler syndrome is characterized by natal or prenatal teeth (15-50%), numerous steatocystomas and various other cystic lesions (25%), hair abnormalities (9-25%), and corneal dystrophy (8%), in addition to clinical features of PC-1 but with less severe keratodermas.
PC type 2 is distinguished by the development of natal teeth, widespread steatocystomas, and occasionally pili torti.
Sebaceous cells are frequently seen in the walls of other cystic lesions, such as steatocystomas.