Sebaceous Cyst

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Acceptability at Recruitment

ACCEPTABLE

Acceptability at CT / Work-Up

ACCEPTABLE

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

Guidance

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

Epidermoid cyst

Version

Version 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

15th June 2012