sebaceous cyst

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    What is a punctum in a sebaceous cyst?

    A central pore or punctum may tether the cyst to the overlying epidermis and a thick cheesy material can sometimes be expressed. Sebaceous cysts are often present as a painless skin lump. They may present with a foul-smelling discharge. If they become infectious, they are red and swelled. Cysts...
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    What is the cause of sebaceous cysts?

    Sebaceous cyts origin out of your sebaceous organ. The sebaceous organ makes the oil called sebum that coats your hair and skin. Cysts can form if the organ or its parts, the entry where oil can leave, gets to be distinctly harmed or blocked. This for the most part happens because of an injury...
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    How do you get a sebaceous cyst?

    Sebaceous cysts generate from hair follicles and often occur after a hair follicle becomes swollen. The cysts initiate from the sebaceous glands, the glands that discharge the oily matter (sebum) that helps to grease the skin and the hair. Though, when the cells move deeper into your skin...