steatocystoma multiplex

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an epithelial cyst.
steatocystoma mul´tiplex steatomatosis, a rare hereditary condition in which multiple cutaneous epithelial cysts containing oily liquid, abortive hair follicles, and sebaceous glands occur on the trunk and limbs.
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ste·a·to·cys·to·ma mul·'ti·plex

widespread, multiple, thin-walled cysts of the skin that are lined by squamous epithelium, including lobules of sebaceous cells.
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steatocystoma multiplex

A skin disorder marked by the development of many sebaceous cysts.
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Ruzicka, "Steatocystoma multiplex: keratin 17--the key player?" British Journal of Dermatology, vol.
Guerra-Rodriguez, "Eruptive vellus hair cyst and steatocystoma multiplex: two related conditions?" Journal of Cutaneous Pathology, vol.
Arata, "Expression of keratins (K10 and K17) in steatocystoma multiplex, eruptive vellus hair cysts, and epidermoid and trichilemmal cysts," The American Journal of Dermatopathology, vol.
Gollnick, "Facial steatocystoma multiplex combined with eruptive vellus hair cysts: a hybrid?" Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, vol.
Jimbow, "Acquired multiple pilosebaceous cysts on the face having the histopathological features of steatocystoma multiplex and eruptive vellus hair cysts," International Journal of Dermatology, vol.
[1.] Covello SP, Smith FJ, Sillevis Smitt JH et al: Keratin 17 mutations cause either steatocystoma multiplex or pachyonychia congenita type 2.
A case of steatocystoma multiplex limited to scalp.
[5.] Yanagi T, Matsumura T: Steatocystoma multiplex presenting as acral subcutaneous nodules.
[6.] Park KY, Oh KK, Noh TW: Steatocystoma multiplex: Mammographic and sonographic manifestations.