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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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An otherwise ordinarily occurring epidermoid cyst in most of the cases is considered as a benign and harmless one.
Dermoid and epidermoid cysts are developmental cysts, arising from ectodermal tissue lined by epidermis with skin appendages (dermoid cysts) or without appendages (epidermoid cysts).
Epidermoid cyst of the scrotum extending into the true pelvis.
14 Orcun Toptas, Ismail Akkas Mustafa Tek, Fatih Ozan, and Cetin Boran Intraosseous Epidermoid Cyst Associated with Impacted Mandibular Wisdom Teeth: An Uncommon Entity.
Epidermoid cysts are the basic cutaneous lesion in Gardner, representing about 50% of clinical presentation mainly in the face and scalp.
Intracranial epidermoid cysts are slow-growing benign tumors, arising from the inclusion of ectodermal tissue during the neural tube closure or formation of the secondary cerebral vesicles.
Hereditary perioral pigmented follicular atrophoderma associated with milia and epidermoid cysts.
Epidermoid cysts usually do not cause problems unless these get very large or the cyst wall ruptures exposing keratin to the surrounding tissue.
Diffusion-weighted MR imaging (DWI) in two intradural spinal epidermoid cysts.
Eruptive Vellus Dermal cysts lined by stratified squamous Hair Cysts epithelium, with granular layer, contained vellus hairs; no sebaceous glands [6] Epidermoid cysts Cysts lined by stratified epithelium, with granular layer, lamellar keratin inside [7] Milia Small cysts in the superficial dermis coated by epithelium with granular cell layer' contains lamellar keratin [7] Trichilemmal cysts Cysts lined by squamous epithelium without granular layer, filled with homogenous keratin [7] Steatocystomas Cysts lined by stratified squamous epithelium without granular layer and vellus hairs inside the cavity; sebaceous lobules close to the cystic wall [7]

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