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Article
March 1979

Steatocystoma MultiplexReport of a Florid Case and a Review

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Pathology (Dr Egbert) and Dermatology (Drs Price and Segal), Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, Calif and the Veterans Administration Hospital, Palo Alto, Calif.

Arch Dermatol. 1979;115(3):334-335. doi:10.1001/archderm.1979.04010030042016
Abstract

A patient had numerous cysts over almost all of his skin surface. The lesions were persistently infected, painful, and odorous, and were contributory to the patient's psychological problems. The cysts were histologically determined to be of the steatocystoma multiplex variety. Several therapeutic modalities were used but only surgical incision, drainage, and electrocautery were beneficial.

(Arch Dermatol 115:334-335, 1979)

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