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Cyst
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MeSH D003560
.A cyst is a closed sac having a distinct membrane and division on the nearby tissue.^ A cyst is a closed sac having a distinct membrane and division from the nearby tissue.

^ Cyst - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia A cyst is a closed sac having a distinct membrane and division on the nearby tissue.
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^ A cyst is a closed pocket or pouch of tissue.
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  • Cyst Information on Healthline 10 February 2010 13:53 UTC www.healthline.com [Source type: General]
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.It may contain air, fluids, or semi-solid material.^ A cyst may contain air, fluid, or solid content contained within a sac.
  • Cyst - Keyword, Where Are Cysts Found in the Body?, What Are the Different Types of Cysts?, Bible Bumps, How Are Cysts Treated? 10 February 2010 13:53 UTC www.humanillnesses.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
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^ A cutaneous cyst is a lesion that contains fluid or semi-fluid material so is fluctuant.
  • Cysts. DermNet NZ 10 February 2010 13:53 UTC www.dermnetnz.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ It may contain air, fluids, or semi-solid material.
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.A collection of pus is called an abscess, not a cyst.^ A collection of pus is called an abscess , not a cyst.
  • Cysts - OrganizedWisdom Health 10 February 2010 13:53 UTC organizedwisdom.com [Source type: General]
  • Cyst Information & Cyst Links at HealthHaven.com 10 February 2010 13:53 UTC wiki.healthhaven.com [Source type: Academic]

^ A collection of pus is called an abscess ...
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^ A collection of pus is called an abscess, not a cyst.

.Once formed, a cyst could go away on its own or may have to be removed through surgery.^ Other types of cysts are never going to go away on their own and require surgery.
  • Ovarian Cysts - InfertilityPhysician.com 10 February 2010 13:53 UTC infertilityphysician.com [Source type: Original source]

^ It may go away on its own and come back again.
  • Ganglion Cysts | Causes, Symptoms, Treatment | PDRHealth 10 February 2010 13:53 UTC www.pdrhealth.com [Source type: General]

^ With the treatment of warm compresses, the cyst may go away in 3 to 5 days.
  • Vulvar Bumps/Cysts - VaginaPagina 10 February 2010 13:53 UTC www.vaginapagina.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Contents

Locations

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  • Acne cyst - Pseudocysts associated with cystic acne.^ A person with a number of cysts has cystic acne.
    • Cystic Acne and Adult Acne Cysts 10 February 2010 13:53 UTC www.acneskinguide.com [Source type: General]

    ^ General Microscopic Description • Lining may be neoplasm (if cystic degeneration), may be endothelial, or may be fibrous stroma in which case termed pseudocyst • Some cysts are parasitic .
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    • Cyst of the Adrenal 10 February 2010 13:53 UTC pathweb.uchc.edu [Source type: Academic]

    ^ If there has been no pain associated with the presence of the ovarian cyst prior to rupture, the increase in pain upon cystic rupture will be particularly evident.
    • What are the Symptoms of a Ruptured Ovarian Cyst 10 February 2010 13:53 UTC rupturedovariancyst.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .Actually an inflammatory nodule with or without an associated epidermoid inclusion cyst.
  • Arachnoid cyst (between the surface of the brain and the cranial base or on the arachnoid membrane)
  • Baker's cyst or popliteal cyst (behind the knee joint)
  • Bartholin's cyst
  • Breast cyst
  • Chalazion cyst (eyelid)
  • Colloid cyst
  • Crain's backs
  • Cysticercal cyst (the larval stage of Taenia sp.)
  • Dentigerous cyst (associated with the crowns of non-erupted teeth)
  • Dermoid cyst (ovaries, testes, many other locations from head to tailbone)
  • Epididymal cyst (found in the vessels attached to the testes)
  • Ganglion cyst (hand/foot joints and tendons)
  • Glial cyst (in the brain)
  • Gartner's duct cyst (vaginal or vulvar cyst of embryological origin)
  • Hydatid cyst (larval stage of Echinococcus granulosus (tapeworm))
  • Keratocyst (in the jaws, these can appear solitary or associated with the Gorlin-Goltz or Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome.^ A Baker's cyst, otherwise known as a popliteal cyst, is a benign swelling found behind the knee joint.
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    ^ Polycystic ovary syndrome is also linked to cysts.
    • Ovarian Cyst | Obstetrics and Gynecology - NYU Langone Medical Center 10 February 2010 13:53 UTC obgyn.med.nyu.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ The popliteal area is the area behind the knee.
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    .The latest World Health Organization classification considers Keratocysts as tumors rather than cysts)
  • Liver cystic disease
  • Meibomian cyst (eyelid)
  • Mucoid cyst (ganglion cysts of the digits)
  • Nabothian cyst (cervix)
  • Ovarian cyst (ovaries, functional and pathological)
  • Paratubal cyst (fallopian tube)
  • Periapical cyst (The periapical cyst, otherwise known as radicular cyst, is the most common odontogenic cyst.^ Epithelial ovarian tumors are the most common and prototypic ovarian cancers.
    • Ovarian Cyst Treatment Options 10 February 2010 13:53 UTC www.ovarian-cyst.net [Source type: Academic]

    ^ The latest World Health Organization classification considers Keratocysts as tumours rather than cysts) Nabothian cyst (cervix) Ovarian cyst (ovaries, functional and pathological) Paratubal cyst (fallopian tube) Pilonidal cyst (skin infection near tailbone) Renal cyst (kidneys) Radicular cyst (associated with the roots of non-vital teeth) Sebaceous cyst (sac below skin) Tarlov cyst (spine) Vocal fold cyst .

    ^ Cysts forming on the surface of an ovary are known as ovarian cysts.

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  • Peritoneal cyst (lining of the abdominal cavity)
  • Pilar cyst (cyst of the scalp)
  • Pilonidal cyst (skin infection near tailbone)
  • Renal cyst (kidneys)
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Pineal gland cyst
  • Radicular cyst (associated with the roots of non-vital teeth, also known as Periapical cyst)
  • Testical cyst
  • Sebaceous cyst (sac below skin)
  • Tarlov cyst (spine)
  • Trichilemmal cyst - Same as a pilar cyst.^ A Pilonidal is an abscess; a pocket of infection below the skin.
    • What a Pilonidal Is 10 February 2010 13:53 UTC www.pilonidal.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ The latest World Health Organization classification considers Keratocysts as tumors rather than cysts) Meibomian cyst (eyelid) Nabothian cyst (cervix) Ovarian cyst (ovaries, functional and pathological) Paratubal cyst (fallopian tube) Pilonidal cyst (skin infection near tailbone) Renal cyst (kidneys) Polycystic ovary syndrome Radicular cyst (associated with the roots of non-vital teeth) Sebaceous cyst (sac below skin) Tarlov cyst (spine) Vocal fold cyst .

    ^ Polycystic ovaries and polycystic ovary syndrome have been associated with one or more of these factors: .
    • PCOS: What Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Is, Causes, Symptoms, Treatments 10 February 2010 13:53 UTC www.ovarian-cysts-pcos.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    A familial cyst of the scalp.
  • Vocal fold cyst

Cystic fibrosis

.Despite being described in 1938 as involving the microscopic appearance of cysts in the pancreas[1], cystic fibrosis is an example of a genetic disorder whose name is related to fibrosis of the cystic duct and does not involve actual cysts.^ Despite being described in 1938 as involving the microscopic appearance of cysts in the pancreas [ 1 ] , cystic fibrosis is an example of a genetic disorder whose name is related to fibrosis of the cystic duct and does not involve actual cysts.
  • Cyst Information & Cyst Links at HealthHaven.com 10 February 2010 13:53 UTC wiki.healthhaven.com [Source type: Academic]

^ Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disorder .
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^ Cystic fibrosis coined 1938.
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Benign vs malignant

.Many cysts in the body are benign (functional), the result of plugged ducts or other natural body outlets for secretions.^ The resulting growth is a functional cyst.
  • PCOS and Ovarian Cysts – learn more | Insulite Laboratories 10 February 2010 13:53 UTC www.pcos.insulitelabs.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Many cysts are simply benign growths.

^ Many ovarian cysts are functional in nature.

However, a few are tumors or are produced within tumors, and are potentially malignant:

Related structures

.A pseudocyst is collection without a distinct membrane.^ A pseudocyst is collection without a distinct membrane.
  • Cyst Information & Cyst Links at HealthHaven.com 10 February 2010 13:53 UTC wiki.healthhaven.com [Source type: Academic]

^ Cysts Cysts Definition: A pouch or sac without an opening, having a distinct membrane enclosure, and containing fluid or semi-fluid morbid matter.

.A syrinx in the spinal cord or brainstem is sometimes inaccurately referred to as a cyst.^ Sebaceous cysts are sometimes also referred to as epidermal cysts.
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^ A syrinx in the spinal cord or brainstem is sometimes inaccurately referred to as a cyst.
  • Cyst Information & Cyst Links at HealthHaven.com 10 February 2010 13:53 UTC wiki.healthhaven.com [Source type: Academic]

^ Arachnoid Cysts are fluid-filled sacs that are located between the brain or spinal cord and the arachnoid membrane.
  • Arachnoid Cyst Community - Rareshare.org - Connecting Those Affected by Rare Disorders 10 February 2010 13:53 UTC www.rareshare.org [Source type: General]

References

  1. ^ Anderson, D.H. (1938). "Cystic fibrosis of the pancreas and its relation to celiac disease". Am J Dis Child 56: 344–399.  
  2. ^ Greenholz SK, Krishnadasan B, Marr C, Cannon R (1997). "Biliary obstruction in infants with cystic fibrosis requiring Kasai portoenterostomy". J. Pediatr. Surg. 32 (2): 175–9; discussion 179–80. doi:10.1016/S0022-3468(97)90174-3. PMID 9044117.  

External links

http://www.ovariancystruptured.com/ a Blog about Ovarian Cysts Rupturing and Prevention by Rebecca Mills

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