Ronald Kristan, MD

  • 279 Third Ave., #204, Long Branch, New Jersey,07740
    732-222-7373
  • 100 Commons Way, Suite 230, Holmdel, New Jersey,07733
    732-796-7140
  • 180 White Road, Suite 202, Little Silver, New Jersey,07739
    732-219-9220
  • 1963 Hwy 34 South, Bldg. B, Suite 101, Wall Township, New Jersey,07719
    732-222-7373

Epidermal Cysts

Epidermal Cysts
 
 
  • Epidermoid cysts represent the most typical cutaneous cysts. While they might occur anywhere around the body, normally around the face, top of the head and neck.
  • Until recently, epidermoid cysts were actually known by means of various words, including follicular infundibular cysts, skin cysts, and skin introduction cysts.
  • The definition of skin introduction cyst makes reference specially for an epidermoid cyst be the result of the actual implantation associated with skin factors in the skin.
  • The term milia is the term for small, shallow epidermoid cysts.
  • Epidermoid cysts usually are asymptomatic.
  • Less often, the cysts can be inflamed or infected, resulting with pain and tenderness. 
  • Asymptomatic epidermoid cysts don't have to be treated. 
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