Table of ContentsDefinition / General | Terminology | Epidemiology | Sites | Pathophysiology / Etiology | Clinical Features | Diagnosis | Radiology Images | Case Reports | Treatment | Clinical Images | Gross Description | Gross Images | Micro Description | Micro Images | Virtual Slides | Cytology Description | Cytology Images | Positive Stains | Negative Stains | Differential Diagnosis
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Definition / General
Pathophysiology / Etiology
- This has been confirmed by CEA expression (Surg Today 2001;3:477)
- Focally can be denuded
- Cyst lumen contains keratin/mucin and debris with cholesterol clefts
- Old cysts have a rim of fibrous tissue