Cutaneous Keratocyst



Cutaneous Keratocyst


David Cassarino, MD, PhD










Scanning magnification view of a cutaneous keratocyst shows an undulating squamous epithelium lining the irregularly shaped cystic spaces.






High magnification of a cutaneous keratocyst shows a bland squamous epithelium with a dense eosinophilic cuticle image lining the cystic space.


TERMINOLOGY


Synonyms



  • Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome (NBCCS)/Gorlin-Goltz syndrome-associated cutaneous cyst


Definitions



  • Rare cutaneous cyst showing features identical to oral keratocysts, often associated with NBCCS


ETIOLOGY/PATHOGENESIS


Genetic

Jul 8, 2016 | Posted by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE | Comments Off on Cutaneous Keratocyst
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