Milia like cysts

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Description In this chapter we describe milia like cysts and its histopathological correlation
Author(s) Ralph P. Braun · Katrin Kerl
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Status update May 27, 2017
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Milia-like cysts are round whitish or yellowish structures that are seen commonly, but not exclusively, in seborrheic keratosis under non-polarized dermoscopy. They can also be seen in melanocytic nevi, especially those with a congenital pattern. Sometimes milia-like cysts are pigmented and resemble globules. Milia-like cysts correspond to intraepidermal keratin horn pseudocysts [1].

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References

  1. Minagawa: Dermoscopy-pathology relationship in seborrheic keratosis. J. Dermatol. 2017;44:518-524. PMID: 28447350. DOI.