Atheroma, or retention cyst - a benign tumor caused by blockage of the sebaceous gland. Extended ductless has clear boundaries, rounded shapes.
In most cases the patient does not bother painful, but growing to a considerable size, atheroma causes cosmetic damage.
The main causes of atheroma
The main reasons for the blockage of the sebaceous gland are:
- blocking the outflow of sebaceous secretion, caused by damage to the hair lukovits-
- excessive concentration of sebaceous secretions and violation of his vyvedeniya-
- defects of the sebaceous zhelezy-
- Gardner's syndrome - a genetic abnormality in which there are multiple ateromy-
- hormonal disorders.
Symptoms of atheroma
Atheroma may be located anywhere in the body. Subcutaneous tumor can grow rapidly. When viewed from the center of the atheroma can see edema and increase of the excretory duct. The boundaries of tumors clear, the contents of the mobile.
When inflammation may increase the body temperature in the region of atheroma occurs swelling and redness. When spontaneous dissection occurs copious separation of sebum or pus.
Diagnosis and treatment of atheroma
An experienced physician immediately distinguishable from atheroma or lipoma hygroma. In addition to visual inspection, additional inspections are conducted after the surgical removal of the contents and the capsule.
Currently it carried out not only the removal ofatheroma with a conventional scalpel, and radio wave, laser removal. The patient should be clearly understood that to get rid of atheroma using folk methods or conservative treatment is impossible.