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Cutaneous ciliated cyst of the scalp: a case report of a cutaneous ciliated eccrine cyst and a brief review of the literature.
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PMID:  25051045     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
: Cutaneous ciliated cysts (CCC) are rare benign cysts known to occur in the lower extremities of females of reproductive age. Currently, there are 2 theories that attempt to explain the histogenesis of this rare entity. The theory of Mullerian heterotopia provides a plausible histogenetic explanation for the vast majority of CCC. A proposed alternative theory is the ciliated metaplasia of eccrine glands. We believe that previously reported cases of CCC include 2 distinct entities. We report, herein, the first case reported in the literature of a cutaneous ciliated eccrine cyst occurring on the scalp.
Authors:
Jeave L Reserva; Alison B Carrigg; Alicia M Schnebelen; Kim M Hiatt; Wang L Cheung
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American Journal of dermatopathology     Volume:  36     ISSN:  1533-0311     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Dermatopathol     Publication Date:  2014 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-07-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7911005     Medline TA:  Am J Dermatopathol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  679-82     Citation Subset:  IM    
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