hydrocystoma


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hy·dro·cys·to·ma

(hī'drō-sis-tō'mă),
1. An eruption of deeply seated vesicles, due to retention of fluid in the sweat follicles.
2. Synonym(s): hidrocystoma
[hydro- + G. kystis, bladder, + -ōma, tumor]
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hydrocystoma

(hi?dro-sis-to'ma) [? + ? + oma, tumor]
A benign cystic lesion developing from apocrine glands, typically found on the eyelids or other facial structures.
Synonym: hidrocystoma
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Other entities to be considered in the differential diagnosis include: inclusion cysts, giant cell tumor, foreign body reaction, eccrine spiradenoma, osteoma cutis, trichilemmal cyst, hydrocystoma, basal cell carcinoma, calcification in lymph node, fat necrosis, pyogenic granuloma, lymphadenopathy, fibroxanthoma, chalazion and keratoacanthoma.1
Common cystic lesions of the skin include apocrine hydrocystoma (cyst of Moll) (see Figure 1) which contain sweat, and cysts of Zeis (see Figure 2), which contain sebaceous material.