Dermoid Cyst Removal (cont.)
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Dermoid Cyst Causes
Dermoid cysts are caused when skin and skin structures become trapped during fetal development. Their cell walls are nearly identical to those of the outer skin and may contain multiple skin structures such as hair follicles, sweat glands, and sometimes hair, teeth, or nerves.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/29/2014
Ben Huang, DO, MPH
Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM
Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD
Steven L Bernstein, MD
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