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Two cases of steatocystoma simplex in infants.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22863624     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Steatocystoma simplex is a rare benign cutaneous cyst that is thought to be a circumscribed malformation arising from the pilosebaceous duct junction. Reports describing steatocystoma simplex are scarce and many issues remain to be clarified, including frequency and age distribution. Steatocystoma simplex is generally considered to be a solitary, non-inherited tumor arising in adults; there have been no previous reports of steatocystoma simplex in infants. We encountered two cases of steatocystoma simplex arising on the head in infants less than 2 years old. Herein we discuss the clinical and pathological characteristics of these cases.
Authors:
Mari Sunohara; Toshiyuki Ozawa; Kuniyuki Morimoto; Chiharu Tateishi; Masamitsu Ishii
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-07-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Dermatology online journal     Volume:  18     ISSN:  1087-2108     ISO Abbreviation:  Dermatol. Online J.     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-08-06     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9610776     Medline TA:  Dermatol Online J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan.
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