Sebaceous Cyst

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Acceptability at Recruitment


Acceptability at CT / Work-Up


Individual at Risk

Explanation of Condition

Collection of keratin in a hair follicle or surface layer of the skin (epidermis). They may become very large and occasionally infected. Treatment is with surgical incision (opening the cysts) or excision (removing the entire cyst).

See also Sebaceous Cyst


Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

Epidermoid cyst


Version 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

15th June 2012