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Sebaceous Cyst
Anne G. Osborn, MD, FACR
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Clinical Issues

          TERMINOLOGY

          • Abbreviations

            • Trichilemmal cyst (TC) is preferred terminology
              • "Sebaceous cyst" (SC) commonly used but incorrect
            • Variant = proliferating trichilemmal tumor (PTT)
          • Synonyms

            • PTT also called "pilar" or "turban" tumor
          • Definitions

            • Keratin-containing cyst
              • Lined by stratified squamous epithelium

          IMAGING

          • General Features

            • Imaging Recommendations

              • CT Findings

                • MR Findings

                  DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                    PATHOLOGY

                    • General Features

                      • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                        • Microscopic Features

                          CLINICAL ISSUES

                          • Presentation

                            • Demographics

                              • Natural History & Prognosis

                                • Treatment

                                  Selected References

                                  1. Leyendecker P et al: 18F-FDG PET/CT findings in a patient with a proliferating trichilemmal cyst. Clin Nucl Med. ePub, 2015
                                  2. Türk CÇ et al: Incidence and clinical significance of lesions presenting as a scalp mass in adult patients. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 157(2):217-23, 2015
                                  3. Dewanda NK et al: Baker's dozen on the scalp: an interesting case of multiple trichilemmal cyst. J Cutan Aesthet Surg. 7(1):67-8, 2014
                                  4. Anolik R et al: Proliferating trichilemmal cyst with focal calcification. Dermatol Online J. 14(10):25, 2008
                                  5. Yoon SH et al: A study of 77 cases of surgically excised scalp and skull masses in pediatric patients. Childs Nerv Syst. 24(4):459-65, 2008
                                  6. Satyaprakash AK et al: Proliferating trichilemmal tumors: a review of the literature. Dermatol Surg. 33(9):1102-8, 2007
                                  7. Chang SJ et al: Proliferating trichilemmal cysts of the scalp on CT. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 27(3):712-4, 2006
                                  8. Kitajima K et al: Magnetic resonance imaging findings of proliferating trichilemmal tumor. Neuroradiology. 47(6):406-10, 2005
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                                  KEY FACTS

                                  • Terminology

                                    • Imaging

                                      • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                        • Clinical Issues

                                          TERMINOLOGY

                                          • Abbreviations

                                            • Trichilemmal cyst (TC) is preferred terminology
                                              • "Sebaceous cyst" (SC) commonly used but incorrect
                                            • Variant = proliferating trichilemmal tumor (PTT)
                                          • Synonyms

                                            • PTT also called "pilar" or "turban" tumor
                                          • Definitions

                                            • Keratin-containing cyst
                                              • Lined by stratified squamous epithelium

                                          IMAGING

                                          • General Features

                                            • Imaging Recommendations

                                              • CT Findings

                                                • MR Findings

                                                  DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                    PATHOLOGY

                                                    • General Features

                                                      • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                        • Microscopic Features

                                                          CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                          • Presentation

                                                            • Demographics

                                                              • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                • Treatment

                                                                  Selected References

                                                                  1. Leyendecker P et al: 18F-FDG PET/CT findings in a patient with a proliferating trichilemmal cyst. Clin Nucl Med. ePub, 2015
                                                                  2. Türk CÇ et al: Incidence and clinical significance of lesions presenting as a scalp mass in adult patients. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 157(2):217-23, 2015
                                                                  3. Dewanda NK et al: Baker's dozen on the scalp: an interesting case of multiple trichilemmal cyst. J Cutan Aesthet Surg. 7(1):67-8, 2014
                                                                  4. Anolik R et al: Proliferating trichilemmal cyst with focal calcification. Dermatol Online J. 14(10):25, 2008
                                                                  5. Yoon SH et al: A study of 77 cases of surgically excised scalp and skull masses in pediatric patients. Childs Nerv Syst. 24(4):459-65, 2008
                                                                  6. Satyaprakash AK et al: Proliferating trichilemmal tumors: a review of the literature. Dermatol Surg. 33(9):1102-8, 2007
                                                                  7. Chang SJ et al: Proliferating trichilemmal cysts of the scalp on CT. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 27(3):712-4, 2006
                                                                  8. Kitajima K et al: Magnetic resonance imaging findings of proliferating trichilemmal tumor. Neuroradiology. 47(6):406-10, 2005