Steatocystoma multiplex

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[edit] Discussion of Steatocystoma multiplex

  • Steatocystoma multiplex is a rare familial hamartomatous malformation that is characterized by the presence of multiple intradermal cysts
  • Cyst usually appear during adolescence and then progress.
  • The cysts contain a clear oily liquid and small amounts of keratinous material.

[edit] Imaging Findings for Steatocystoma multiplex

  • Mammography shows characteristic subcutaneous oil cysts as multiple small, round forms with a circumscribed margin, central fat density, and a peripheral high-density rim.
  • Sonography shows multiple nodules that are oval, relatively well marginated, and hypoechoic with posterior enhancement.

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[edit] See Also

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Goldminer: Steatocystoma multiplex

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