steatocystoma


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steatocystoma

 [ste″ah-to-sis-to´mah]
an epithelial cyst.
steatocystoma mul´tiplex steatomatosis, a rare hereditary condition in which multiple cutaneous epithelial cysts containing oily liquid, abortive hair follicles, and sebaceous glands occur on the trunk and limbs.

ste·a·to·cys·to·ma

(stē'ă-tō-sis-tō'mă),
A cyst with sebaceous gland cells in its wall.

steatocystoma

/ste·a·to·cys·to·ma/ (ste″ah-to-sis-to´mah) an epidermal cyst having an intricately infolded thin epidermal lining, without a granular layer, containing an oily liquid and often abortive hair follicles, lanugo hair, and sebaceous apocrine, or eccrine, glands.
steatocystoma mul´tiplex  development of numerous steatocystomas; often an autosomal dominant disorder chiefly affecting males at birth or presenting about the time of puberty.

ste·a·to·cys·to·ma

(stē'ă-tō-sis-tō'mă)
A cyst with sebaceous gland cells in its wall.

steatocystoma

a human term for an epithelial cyst.
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Steatocystoma multiplex can be associated with pachyonychia congenita type 2 (which is characterized by hypertrophic nail dystrophy, focal keratoderma, multiple pilosebaceous cysts, and myriad conditions associated with ectodermal dysplasia) or eruptive vellus hair cysts [1,5].
Particularities of the present case: a familial case of Steatocystoma multiplex in a 28 yearold male patient with localized lesions on the scrotum.
Covello SP, Smith FJ, Sillevis Smitt JH et al: Keratin 17 mutations cause either steatocystoma multiplex or pachyonychia congenita type 2.
Riedel C, Brinkmeier T, Kutzne H, Plewig G, Frosch PJ: Late onset of a facial variant of steatocystoma multiplex--calretinin as a specific marker of the follicular companion cell layer.
Kamra HT, Gadgil PA, Ovhal AG, Narkhede RR: Steatocystoma multiplex-a rare genetic disorder: a case report and review of the literature.
Yanagi T, Matsumura T: Steatocystoma multiplex presenting as acral subcutaneous nodules.
Tomkova H, Fujimoto W, Arata J: Expression of keratins {K10 and K17) in steatocystoma multiplex, eruptive vellus hair cysts, and epidermoid and trichilemmal cysts.
Patrizi A, Neri I, Guerrini V, Costa AM, Passarini B: Persistent milia, steatocystoma multiplex and eruptive vellus hair cysts: variable expression of multiple pilosebaceous cysts within an affected family.
In the case associated with steatocystoma multiplex,[11] there was epithelioid cell reaction around the lesion but no foreign body type reaction directly against the myospherules.
Spherulocystic disease ("myospherulosis") arising in a lesion of steatocystoma multiplex.