unilocular cyst


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u·ni·loc·u·lar cyst

a cyst having a single sac.
Synonym(s): unicameral cyst

u·ni·loc·u·lar cyst

(yū'ni-lok'yū-lăr sist)
A cyst having a single sac.

unilocular cyst

A cyst containing only one cavity.
See also: cyst
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Most authors restrict the term retention cyst to unilocular cysts lined by cuboidal cells lacking significant apical mucin, (7) but controversy exists when these cysts exhibit columnar mucinous lining.
During surgery, a unilocular cyst adherent to the urethral wall on the right side was appreciated.
On histopathological examination there is well demarcated unilocular cyst lined by double layer of cuboidal cells which suggests eccrine hidrocystoma.
However, in the case of mucinous borderline tumors, unilocular cysts are common.
As an alternative to total surgical excision, percutaneous drainage is successful particularly in pediatric patients with unilocular cysts and cysts larger than 5 cm in diameter.
All of the cases described in those two series consisted of unilocular cysts, filled with lamellar keratin and exhibited minute, peripheral, anastomosing epithelial cords.
Complex masses that increase in size or complexity should indeed be removed, but simple unilocular cysts and even cysts with septations have a high degree of resolution on their own.
We have long known that unilocular cysts are extremely unlikely to be malignant, but now we are aware that even septated cysts are unlikely to represent cancer.
granulosis produces unilocular cysts and is most prevalent in areas where livestock is raised in association with dogs.
The MRI scan confirmed the large bifrontal unilocular cysts.
There were no cases of ovarian carcinoma or ovarian tumors developing malignant potential among these unilocular cysts, said Dr.