steatocystoma multiplex


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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 mul·'ti·plex

[MIM*184500]
widespread, multiple, thin-walled cysts of the skin that are lined by squamous epithelium, including lobules of sebaceous cells.

steatocystoma multiplex

(stē″ă-tō-sĭs-tō′mă)
A skin disorder marked by the development of many sebaceous cysts.
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Particularities of the present case: a familial case of Steatocystoma multiplex in a 28 yearold male patient with localized lesions on the scrotum.
Tomkova H, Fujimoto W, Arata J: Expression of keratins {K10 and K17) in steatocystoma multiplex, eruptive vellus hair cysts, and epidermoid and trichilemmal cysts.
Spherulocystic disease ("myospherulosis") arising in a lesion of steatocystoma multiplex.
Steatocystoma multiplex is typically characterized by firm, yellow-to-flesh-colored dermal cysts ranging from a few millimeters to 1 cm in size.