In the first stage of the disease, the dermoid (skin) tissues make the effort.
Cephaloceles have to be diagnosed from dermoid cysts, nævi (Fig. 199), cephal-hydrocele, and cephal-hæmatoma.
A sebaceous cyst may reach such dimensions as to simulate a dermoid or thyreo-glossal cyst.
If the external orifice becomes occluded, there results a dermoid cyst.
In consequence of the continuity and similarity of structure, there is close sympathy between the mucous and dermoid membranes.
The literature of dermoid cysts is full of accounts of puzzling tumours met with in all sorts of situations.
A dermoid cyst is formed by an involution of the skin with a growth of hair on the inner wall of the sac.
dermoid der·moid (dûr'moid')
Resembling skin; skinlike. n.
See dermoid cyst.