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skin tag

1. a polypoid outgrowth of both epidermis and dermal fibrovascular tissue;
2. embryology a skin-covered projection that may or may not contain cartilage; typically located in a line between the tragus of the ear and the corner of the mouth and associated with external ear anomalies.

skin tag

(skin tag)
1. A polypoid outgrowth of both epidermis and dermal fibrovascular tissue.
2. Common terminology for any small benign cutaneous lesion.
Synonym(s): acrochordon, soft wart.
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skin tag

A small outgrowth of skin, usually occurring on the neck, axilla, and groin.
See: illustration; acrochordonillustration
See also: tag

skin tag

(skin tag)
Polypoid outgrowth of both epidermis and dermal fibrovascular tissue.
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Two cases of coccygeal polypoid eccrine nevi presenting as skin tags. Ann Dermatol.
The classic histopathology findings included the following: (1) a skin tag: stratified squamous epithelium with occasionally striated muscles or cartilage; (2) a main lesion: stratified squamous epithelium with surface parakeratosis and absence of dermal adnexal structures, with mild inflammatory infiltrate of lymphocytes, plasma cells, and neutrophils possibly present; and (3) a sinus tract: squamous or pseudostratified columnar epithelium.
Cosmetically closed haemorrhoidectomy is better as skin tags are also lesser in post-operative period.
Second more rare form is the solitary form, presenting as an asymptomatic, solitary dome-shaped papule or nodule mimicking skin tag, hence also called pedunculated lipofibroma.
Spinal problems associated with a tethered cord include myelomeningoceles, midline skin tags, and spina bifida.
An office visit to provide reassurance to an established patient with an irritated skin tag would be code 99212.
The series also takes a look at the persecution of witches - purely because a woman had a mole or a skin tag.
Contact your doctor if you're unsure whether the growth is a skin tag or if a tag is irritated by clothes.
In the developmental lesions found were congenital melanocytic nevus (2), faun tail nevus (2), hemangioma (1) and preauricular skin tag (1).
Early complications observed in patients includes bleeding in 3 (12%) patients, retention of urine in 5 (20%) patients, haematoma in 1 (4%) patient, pain in 3 (12%) patients, skin tag in 2 (8%) patients and prolapsed in 3 (12%) patients.