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Dermatology pp 977-986 | Cite as

Cysts

  • Otto Braun-Falco
  • Gerd Plewig
  • Helmut H. Wolff
  • Richard K. Winkelmann

Abstract

This chapter is devoted to a discussion of cysts, pseudocysts, cystic tumors, and nevoid cystic tumors (Table 53.1).

Synonyms

Mucocele traumatic mucous retention cyst traumatic mucous gland cyst Myxoma Scrotal cysts Sebocystomatosis scroti (this previously used term should be avoided as the disease does not involve sebum retention) Atheroma Sevaceous cysts Sebaceous cysts Sevaceous retention cysts Sebocystomatosis Günther (1917) Steatoma These are all outdated terms. Coccygeal sinus Hair-nest sinus Pilonidal cyst Sweat-retention cyst Mucocele Traumatic mucous retentioncyst Traumatic mucous gland cyst Myxoid finger cyst Digital mucoid cyst myxoma 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Otto Braun-Falco
    • 1
  • Gerd Plewig
    • 2
  • Helmut H. Wolff
    • 3
  • Richard K. Winkelmann
    • 4
  1. 1.Dermatologische Klinik und PoliklinikLudwig-Maximilians-Universität MünchenMünchen 2Federal Republic of Germany
  2. 2.Hautklinik der Heinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfFederal Republic of Germany
  3. 3.Klinik für Dermatologie und VenerologieMedizinischen Universität zu LübeckLübeck 1Federal Republic of Germany
  4. 4.Dermatology — Dermatopathology, Mayo ClinicMayo Medical SchoolRochesterUSA

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