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.



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


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



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

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