Trichilemmal cyst

What is Trichilemmal cyst?

Trichilemmal cyst are those arising from the hair follicle.They are usually intradermal.They are smooth in texture and are slow growing.They usually cause no harm.

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I have scab-like outbreakes or sores on my scalp. The oldest such outbreak was a solitary sore, with me for 15 to 20 years; During those years it...

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Either trichilemmal cyst or pilomatricoma, go for excision biopsy

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My dermatologist thought the bump under my chin was a cyst but the pathologist couldn't make a determination and sent the biopsy to a University...

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I have a large cyst on my scalp that is hot to the touch and throbbing. I have had a cyst for years and it has never hurt. It is extremely painful...

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Hello and thanks for the query.
  the most common types of cysts that grow in the hairy portions of the body are generally sebaceous cyst (or pilar...

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