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Dermoid Cyst Removal (cont.)

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.

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The term dermoid cyst does not appear to be restricted to a single kind of lesion nor is it used in only a single medical discipline.

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