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epidermoid

 [ep″ĭ-der´moid]
1. resembling the epidermis.
2. any tumor occurring at a noncutaneous site and formed by inclusion of epidermal cells.

ep·i·der·moid

(ep'i-dĕr'moyd),
1. Resembling epidermis.
2. A cholesteatoma or other cystic tumor arising from aberrant epidermal cells.
[epidermis + G. eidos, appearance]

epidermoid

/epi·der·moid/ (-der´moid)
1. pertaining to or resembling the epidermis.

epidermoid

(ĕp′ĭ-dûr′moid′)
adj.
Composed of or resembling epidermal tissue: epidermoid carcinoma.

ep·i·der·moid

(ep'i-dĕr'moyd)
1. Resembling epidermis.
2. A cholesteatoma or other cystic tumor arising from aberrant epidermal cells.
[epidermis + G. eidos, appearance]

epidermoid

Having the characteristics of, or pertaining to, the EPIDERMIS.

epidermoid

1. resembling the epidermis.
2. any tumor occurring at a noncutaneous site and formed by inclusion of epidermal cells.

epidermoid carcinoma
see squamous cell carcinoma.
epidermoid cysts
occur in dogs and humans and represent sections of epidermal tissue isolated during the closure of the neural tube.
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Intramedullary spinal epidermoid cyst of the upper thoracic region.
Not infrequently, vulvar syringoma was seemingly an incidental finding (41%; 12 of 29 cases) and was a secondary diagnosis in 4 cases of melanocytic nevi (3 atypical, 1 congenital) (Figure 5), 4 cases of lichen sclerosus (Figure 6), 3 cases of lichen simplex chronicus, as well as single cases of squamous cell carcinoma, EMPD, condyloma, seborrheic keratosis, lymphangioma, and epidermoid cyst.
Dermoid or epidermoid cysts can develop anywhere along this sinus tract, from the nasal soft tissues to the foramen cecum adjacent to the crista galli.
Epidermoid cysts of the testis: organ-preserving surgery following diagnosis by ultrasonography.
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Excluding lymph nodes and epidermoid cysts, they are the next most commonly excised superficial masses in children.
Epidermoid cysts are also benign and account for 1% to 2% of all resected testicular masses.
The differential diagnosis seen on MRI includes ganglion cysts, ependymal cysts, synovial cysts, epidermoid cysts or dermoid cysts, enterogenous cysts, teratogenous cysts, hydatid cysts, and intervertebral disc cysts (5,6).
Epidermoid cysts are relatively uncommon, and dermoid cysts are rare.
In fact, the most common of all epidermoid cysts are follicular infundibular cysts which arise from cells originating in the upper portion of a hair follicle.
Other common comorbidities are osteomas, epidermoid cysts, and fibromas, all generally of cosmetic interest only.
Organ preserving surgery in testicular epidermoid cysts.

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