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Contributors: Sarah Stein MD, Karen Wiss MD, Sheila Galbraith MD, Craig N. Burkhart MD, Dean Morrell MD, Cynthia Christy MD, Nancy Esterly MD
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Synopsis

A dermoid cyst results from an alteration in fetal development at the lines of cleavage. The cyst contains a keratinizing epithelial lining, sebaceous glands, eccrine glands, and sometimes mature hair. Dermoid cysts are typically seen at birth or noticed shortly thereafter.

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ICD10CM:
D23.9 – Other benign neoplasm of skin, unspecified

SNOMEDCT:
72277008 – Dermoid cyst

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Last Updated: 02/11/2015
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