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What is Cyst?

What is Cyst?

An enclosed membranous sac that can occur in body tissues or cavities. These sacs are fluid-filled and usually ...more »

  • Cyst: Lump produced by over-secreting gland.
  • Cyst: a closed sac that develops abnormally in some body structure.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Cyst: Introduction

Types of Cyst:

Types of Cyst:

Broader types of Cyst:

What causes Cyst?

Causes of Cyst: see causes of Cyst
Risk factors for Cyst: see risk factors for Cyst

What are the symptoms of Cyst?

Symptoms of Cyst: see symptoms of Cyst

Cyst: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Cyst.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Cyst.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Cyst: see treatments for Cyst
Research for Cyst: see research for Cyst

Society issues for Cyst


Hospitalization statistics for Cyst: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Cyst:

  • 0.35% (44,933) of hospital consultant episodes were for follicular cysts of skin and subcutaneous tissue in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 100% of hospital consultant episodes for follicular cysts of skin and subcutaneous tissue required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 55% of hospital consultant episodes for follicular cysts of skin and subcutaneous tissue were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 45% of hospital consultant episodes for follicular cysts of skin and subcutaneous tissue were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 5% of hospital consultant episodes for follicular cysts of skin and subcutaneous tissue required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 1.5 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for follicular cysts of skin and subcutaneous tissue in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 1 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for follicular cysts of skin and subcutaneous tissue in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Name and Aliases of Cyst

Main name of condition: Cyst

Other names or spellings for Cyst:

Cyst: Related Conditions

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