Milia like cysts

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 Author(s): Ralph P. Braun     ·  Katrin Kerl
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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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Milia-like cystsThis glossary term has not yet been described. are round whitish or yellowish structuresThis glossary term has not yet been described. that are seen commonly, but not exclusively, in seborrheic keratosisThis glossary term has not yet been described. under non-polarized dermoscopyThe examination of [skin lesions] with a 'dermatoscope'. This traditionally consists of a magnifier (typically x10), a non-polarised light source, a transparent plate and a liquid medium between the instrument and the skin, and allows inspection of skin lesions unobstructed by skin surface reflections. Modern dermatoscopes dispense with the use of liquid medium and instead use polarised light to cancel out skin surface reflections.. They can also be seen in melanocyticThis glossary term has not yet been described. neviThis glossary term has not yet been described., especially those with a congenital pattern. Sometimes milia-like cystsThis glossary term has not yet been described. are pigmented and resemble globulesThis glossary term has not yet been described.. Milia-like cysts correspond to intraepidermal keratin horn pseudocysts [1].

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  1. Minagawa: DermoscopyThe examination of [skin lesions] with a 'dermatoscope'. This traditionally consists of a magnifier (typically x10), a non-polarised light source, a transparent plate and a liquid medium between the instrument and the skin, and allows inspection of skin lesions unobstructed by skin surface reflections. Modern dermatoscopes dispense with the use of liquid medium and instead use polarised light to cancel out skin surface reflections.-pathologyThis glossary term has not yet been described. relationship in seborrheic keratosis. J. Dermatol. 2017;44:518-524. PMID: 28447350. DOI.