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  • polycystic
  • These slow-growing masses, often called cysts, are also found in patients that are infected with alveolar and polycystic echinococcosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • While the cysts found in those with alveolar and polycystic echinococcosis are similar to those found in those with cystic echinococcosis, the alveolar and polycystic echinococcosis cysts usually have multiple compartments and have infiltrative as opposed to expansive growth. (wikipedia.org)
  • Polycystic kidney disease (PKD or PCKD, also known as polycystic kidney syndrome) is a genetic disorder in which the renal tubules become structurally abnormal, resulting in the development and growth of multiple cysts within the kidney. (wikipedia.org)
  • Both autosomal and recessive polycystic kidney disease cyst formation is tied to cilia-mediated signaling that is abnormal. (wikipedia.org)
  • remove the cyst
  • If a doctor determines that treatment is necessary, a surgery can be performed to remove the cyst. (wisegeek.com)
  • Surgery may be recommended because there are concerns about the risk of rupture or infection and it can be advisable to simply remove the cyst so that these risks are not an issue. (wisegeek.com)
  • The person performing the surgery will squeeze out the keratin surrounding the cyst, then use blunt-headed scissors or another instrument to hold the incision wide open while using fingers or forceps to try to remove the cyst intact. (wikipedia.org)
  • growths
  • Although most cysts can be safely ignored, they can be similar in appearance and texture to other more serious growths on the skin. (wisegeek.com)
  • malignant
  • In those rare cases wherein the dermoid cyst is malignant, a squamous cell carcinoma usually develops in adults, while infants and children usually present with an endodermal sinus tumor. (wikipedia.org)
  • surgical
  • Surgical excision of a sebaceous cyst is a simple procedure to completely remove the sac and its contents. (wikipedia.org)
  • The typical outpatient surgical procedure for cyst removal is to numb the area around the cyst with a local anaesthetic, then to use a scalpel to open the lesion with either a single cut down the center of the swelling, or an oval cut on both sides of the centerpoint. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sometimes the cyst is resolved via surgical marsupialization. (wikipedia.org)
  • Simple cysts larger than 7 cm require further imaging with MRI or surgical assessment. (wikipedia.org)
  • In postmenopausal patients, any simple cyst greater than 1 cm but less than 7 cm needs yearly follow-up, while those greater than 7 cm need MRI or surgical evaluation, similar to reproductive age females. (wikipedia.org)
  • For multiloculate cysts with thin septation less than 3 mm, surgical evaluation is recommended. (wikipedia.org)
  • Skin
  • skin condition with hair loss my dog is undergoing heartworm treatment but has a worsening skin condition that I am concerned about. (vetinfo.com)
  • If your puppy's tail was constantly chewed on, the skin became darker in color and thickened and the tip was swollen it would be less likely the hair would grow back. (vetinfo.com)
  • Can ovarian cysts have hair, teeth and skin? (foxnews.com)
  • When you operate on them, the cysts are perfectly covered with skin-like material and when split open, I have seen human hair, fat tissue and fragments of bone. (foxnews.com)
  • A sinus tract, which is a narrow connection from a deep pit in the skin, usually connects these very rare cysts to the skin surface. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • In rare cases, a dermoid cyst extends into a structure deeper than skin, such as a facial cavity or an orbit. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • An epidermoid (say "eh-pih-DER-moyd") cyst is a lump just under the skin. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • 1cm) circumscribed, fluid-filled elevation within the upper skin layer (epidermis). (healthhype.com)
  • It is a symptom of an allergic reaction, mediated by a substance histamine, and represents accumulation of fluid and inflammatory cells that came out from the skin blood vessels. (healthhype.com)
  • It may be a result of a skin irritation, or allergic reaction to foods, medicines, hair dyes or other substances. (healthhype.com)
  • An epidermal cyst is a growth that develops on the skin. (wisegeek.com)
  • These genes usually help make tough proteins in the skin, nails, and hair. (nih.gov)
  • They are more common in hairier areas, where in cases of long duration they could result in hair loss on the skin surface immediately above the cyst. (wikipedia.org)
  • Skin may surround a cyst and grow abundant hair (see dermoid cyst). (wikipedia.org)
  • organs
  • embryonic cyst one developing from bits of embryonic tissue that have been overgrown by other tissues, or from developing organs that normally disappear before birth. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • For these animals to become infected they must eat the organs of an animal that contains the cysts such as sheep or rodents. (wikipedia.org)
  • The mass effect frequently consists of obstruction of normal passage of fluids from surrounding organs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cerebroretinal microangiopathy with calcifications and cysts (CRMCC) is a rare genetic disorder, which affects multiple organs. (wikipedia.org)
  • For peritoneal inclusion cysts, which have a crumpled tissue-paper appearance and tend to follow the contour of adjacent organs, follow up is based on clinical history. (wikipedia.org)
  • originate
  • Dermoid cyst is an example of choristoma (i.e., tumors that originate from aberrant primordial tissue which result in normal appearing tissue in an abnormal location). (pubfacts.com)
  • structures
  • They consist of little pockets lined with respiratory epithelium, which is characterized by the presence of small hair like structures called cilia. (wisegeek.com)
  • epithelial cells
  • When a member of the cat family is infected with T. gondii (e.g. by consuming an infected mouse carrying the parasite's tissue cysts), the parasite survives passage through the stomach, eventually infecting epithelial cells of the cat's small intestine. (wikipedia.org)
  • The keratins are intermediate filament proteins responsible for the structural integrity of epithelial cells and are subdivided into cytokeratins and hair keratins. (wikipedia.org)
  • abnormalities
  • Its hallmarks are widespread progressive calcifications, cysts and abnormalities of the white matter of the brain, usually occurring together with abnormalities of the blood vessels of the retina. (wikipedia.org)
  • usually
  • Barring the possible complications associated with any operation, removal of a dermoid cyst usually results in complete recovery. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • arachnoid cyst a fluid-filled cyst between the layers of the leptomeninges , lined with arachnoid membrane, usually in the sylvian fissure. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The walls of the cyst are usually thin and the structure can vary in size. (wisegeek.com)
  • Once a cyst has been cleared, the area will usually heal permanently, though it is possible for the growth to return. (wisegeek.com)
  • The material in an epidermal cyst is usually a combination of a thin, oily fluid and a thicker mass similar in texture to a soft cheese. (wisegeek.com)
  • With surgery, a cyst can usually be excised in its entirety. (wikipedia.org)
  • A ruptured ovarian cyst is usually self-limiting, and only requires keeping an eye on the situation and pain medications. (wikipedia.org)
  • tissue
  • Inside the tissue, they cast off their hooks and instead develop a protective cuticular shell, called the cyst. (wikipedia.org)
  • commonly
  • More commonly, the cyst is an incidental finding on a medical imaging study performed for another purpose. (wisegeek.com)
  • body
  • It can be a particular problem in the pubic area (more than the face) because of greater bacterial colonization in that part of the body, and because curly hair is more likely to ingrow after shaving. (healthtap.com)
  • On histological examination, the cysts were found to be lined partly or completely by macrophages and foreign body type giant cells. (ispub.com)
  • Your question is incomplete as to the location of cyst whether it is ovarian cyst , or cyst some other part of body. (healthtap.com)
  • When this material cannot properly exit the body, it builds up until it eventually develops into a cyst. (wisegeek.com)
  • He seems to think that this is the most sensitive area to have cysts drained, but I think he only assumes this because he hasn't had any on other parts of his body. (wisegeek.com)
  • PKD results from defects in the primary cilium, an immotile, hair-like cellular organelle present on the surface of most cells in the body, anchored in the cell body by the basal body. (wikipedia.org)
  • cilia
  • When the lophophore is extended at the top of the body, cilia (little hairs) on the sides of the tentacles draw food particles to the mouth, which is inside and slightly to one side of the base of the lophophore. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hair-like cilia located on the internal surface of the Fallopian tubes carry the fertilized egg to the uterus. (wikipedia.org)
  • diagnosis
  • Definite diagnosis of cancer can only be made on tissue diagnosis obtained after removal of the cyst. (healthcaremagic.com)
  • For the diagnosis of FND, a patient should present at least two of the following characteristics: hypertelorism (an increased distance between the eyes), a wide nasal root, vertical midline cleft of the nose and/or upper lip, cleft of the wings of the nose, malformed nasal tip, encephalocele (an opening of the skull with protrusion of the brain) or V-shaped hair pattern on the forehead. (wikipedia.org)
  • facial
  • For example, a male may develop breasts and other feminine characteristics, while a female may develop a deepened voice and facial hair. (wikipedia.org)
  • occurs
  • Central precocious puberty (CPP) was reported in some patients with suprasellar arachnoid cysts (SAC), and SCFE (slipped capital femoral epiphysis) occurs in patients with CPP because of rapid growth and changes of growth hormone secretion. (wikipedia.org)
  • common
  • A posterior meningocele (/mɪˈnɪŋɡəˌsiːl/) or meningeal cyst (/mɪˈnɪndʒiəl/) is the least common form of spina bifida. (wikipedia.org)
  • result
  • Early pubic hair, breast, or genital development may result from natural early maturation or from several other conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some researchers have proposed that pilonidal cysts may be the result of a congenital pilonidal dimple. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease may also result in cysts. (wikipedia.org)
  • causes
  • Cyclospora cayetanensis is an apicomplexan, cyst-forming coccidian protozoan that causes a self-limiting diarrhea. (wikipedia.org)
  • products
  • It also has been used to enhance hair conditioning in other products and for supposed anti-dandruff properties. (wikipedia.org)