Epidermoid cyst

4 Interesting Facts of Epidermoid cyst

  1. Benign nodular structure that contains fluid or semifluid material encapsulated by a wall of true epidermis
  2. Appearance can be clinically similar to that of Merkel cell cancer
  3. Unlike Merkel cell cancer, benign cysts are typically not pigmented, do not rapidly enlarge, and may occur in patients of any age
  4. Differentiated from Merkel cell cancer by examination of lesion (clinical, histopathologic, immunohistochemical, or a combination thereof)

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