Last updated:10-20-2008
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Definition and causes

A talgcyste (aaterom) Is a 5-10 mm large cyst (fluid-filled cavities), formed from a clogged talgkirtel. When the sebaceous glands opening in the skin to stop, reject skin cells accumulate in fat and glands.
This manifests itself as a round knot or thickening deep in the skin, possibly. with a dark dot in the middle.

Talgcyster occurs most often in the face, the skull, neck and top of the back, possibly in pockets or in the groin, and they can grow slowly over several years. They are very common, very safe and seen in all age groups.

Treatment and precautions for talgcyster

As mentioned talgcyster is quite harmless. If they generate, or are a cosmetic obtrusive place, they can be removed. This is done by a doctor as a small intervention in local anesthetic. Cysts removed always full, since the content can give inflammation, redness, swelling and tenderness, if it comes out in the surrounding skin. If this happens, do not disappear cysts. It will, therefore, at a later date, again could provide an opportunity to inflammation.

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