congenital cyst


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congenital cyst

A cyst present at birth and resulting from abnormal development, such as a dermoid cyst, imperfect closure of a structure as in spina bifida cystica, or nonclosure of embryonic clefts, ducts, or tubules, such as cervical cysts.
See also: cyst
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Willis, "Carcinoma arising in congenital cysts of the liver," The Journal of Pathology and Bacteriology, vol.
having congenital cyst in lower eye lid of left eye, since birth was presented.
Congenital cysts include dermoid and epidermoid cysts, first bronchial cleft cysts, and cystic hygromas.
Congenital cysts may be derived from urogenital sinus or from mesonephric (Gartner cyst) or paramesonephric (Mullerian cyst) remnants.
The nonparasitic cysts can occur as a congenital and neoplastic, whereas congenital cysts are originally classified into epidermoid, dermoid and endodermoid cysts [5].
Thyroglossal duct cysts are the most common congenital cysts of the neck.
Bronchogenic cysts, usually located in the lung or mediastinum, are due to bronchopulmonary foregut malformations and are relatively common congenital cysts in the mediastinum.
(7) Abnormal separations of developing lung tissue result in the formation of these congenital cysts. Therefore, the thoracic cavity is the most common location for these cysts.

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