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A cyst is a skin lesion with a circumscribed wall, containing either fluid or solid matter.[1]

Common condtions associated with cysts include:

  • hidradenitis suppurativa
  • acne vulgaris
  • pilar cyst
  • epidermal cyst

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  1. Habif Thomas P., et al. (2005) Skin Disease, Diagnosis and Treatment Mosby.