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cutaneous ciliated cyst

Tuesday 17 July 2018


Definition: Cutaneous ciliated cysts are a cutaneous condition characterized by solitary cysts located on the legs of females.

Cutaneous ciliated cyst was described as a painless cyst occurring on the lower limbs of women between the ages of 15 and 30 years. The cysts are typically lined by ciliated cuboidal to columnar epithelium with pseudostratified areas and focal squamous metaplasia is occasionally present.

See also

- cutaneous columnar cyst

Open references

- The Cutaneous Ciliated Cyst in Young Male: The Possibility of Ciliated Cutaneous Eccrine Cyst.