Dermoid Cyst

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Image of Dermoid Cyst

VisualDx images show variation in age, skin color, and disease stage. VisualDx has 16 images of Dermoid Cyst.

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Pediatrics Complete

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ICD Codes

ICD-9-CM:
216.9 – Benign neoplasm of skin site unspecified

ICD-10-CM:
D23.9 – Other benign neoplasm of skin, unspecified

Synopsis

A dermoid cyst results from an alteration in fetal development at the lines of cleavage. The cyst contains a keratinizing epithelial lining, sebaceous glands, eccrine glands, and sometimes mature hair. Dermoid cysts are typically seen at birth or noticed shortly thereafter.

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