epidermoid


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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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In the following case report, one such rare case report of a giant epidermoid cyst on the scalp is presented.
Epidermoid cells were present individually or in nests, with abundant eosinophilic cytoplasm.
Epidermoid cyst of the cavernous sinus: clinical features, pathogenesis and treatment.
We found two cases in the literature describing epidermoid cysts in the midline of the perineum with extension to the true pelvis.
These findings are compatible with a study in which the acoustic neuroma accounts for 70-90% , meningioma 5-10% and epidermoid 3-7%8.
In 1951 and 1952 Garnder, Plenk, and Richards reported the association between osteomas, desmoid tumors, epidermoid cysts, and FAP.
The final histopathology of the surgical specimen showed a benign epidermoid cyst, with abundant internal keratin debris, that was attached to benign thymic tissue (Figures 7 and 8).
Hereditary perioral pigmented follicular atrophoderma associated with milia and epidermoid cysts.
MRI scan lumbo-sacral area done from tertiary care center revealed un-ruptured epidermoid cyst in subcutaneous plane without any connection with underlying deeper tissues or spinal cord in lumbo-sacral area.
From these findings, a diagnosis was made of epidermoid tumor and tethered cord in the conus medullaris.
Other squamous epithelium-lined cysts that enter into the differential diagnosis include lymphoepithelial cysts, epidermoid cysts of intrapancreatic accessory spleen, and dermoid cysts.