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What is steatocystoma multiplex?

What is steatocystoma multiplex?

Skin disorder: Steatocystoma multiplex is a disorder in which multiple yellow or skin-colored sebum-filled cysts are found on the trunk, upper arms, or chest. It can be confused with acne vulgaris and is included in the differential diagnosis of acne. It can be autosomal dominant in inheritance or sporadic. ...Read more

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How worse can steatocystoma multiplex get? Is it deadly? Is there any chance it can be treated with a cream?

How worse can steatocystoma multiplex get? Is it deadly? Is there any chance it can be treated with a cream?

Not deadly..: This is a skin condition where sebaceous glands are encapsulated inside multiple cysts and can run in families as a hereditary condition. These lesions are not deadly but can cause cosmetic damage. Usually creams do not help much but instead removing or aspiration(of the inflamed ones) is the treatment of choice. Follow up with a Deramtologist for treatment of this condition. ...Read more

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Which facial cream helps rid steatocystoma multiplex? I'm super desperate!!!! please help

Which facial cream helps rid steatocystoma multiplex? I'm super desperate!!!! please help

Steatocystoma does: not respond well to facial creams, and it is typically not on the face. You need to see dermatologist for treatment, and often extraction with prescription meds is best ...Read more

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I have steatocystoma multiplex on my balls and it started to grow smaller under the skin on the back of my penis whats the cure for this ?

I have steatocystoma multiplex on my balls and it started to grow smaller under the skin on the back of my penis
whats the cure for this ?

Maybe laser therapy?: Sounds like a hard problem to get rid of. The wiki site (http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/steatocystoma_multiplex) has a summary of treatments tried, like cryo (freezing), surgery, needle aspiration, curretting, but nothing sounds like a cure. Maybe one can consult local urologists and dermatologists to see who might have experience in using lasers to treat steatocystoma multiplex. ...Read more

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Whats the treatment for steatocystoma

Whats the treatment for steatocystoma

Cysts: For steatocystoma suppurativa, the classic treatment is with the tetracycline class of antibiotics. Other treatment include: cryosurgery, surgical excision and carbon dioxide laser. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have multiple steatocystoma?

What does it mean to have multiple steatocystoma?

Skin disorder: Steatocystoma multiplex is a disorder in which multiple yellow or skin-colored sebum-filled cysts are found on the trunk, upper arms, or chest. It can be confused with acne vulgaris and is included in the differential diagnosis of acne. It can be autosomal dominant in inheritance or sporadic. ...Read more

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Can people with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita survive long?

Depends: It depends on the severity of the problem (it varies widely). For example, some have severe scoliosis, limiting chest movement and lung inflation. Some have small lungs. These could reduce lifespan. On the other hand, many with amc have normal life expectancy. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: mononeuritis multiplex?

What is the definition or description of: mononeuritis multiplex?

Descriptions: Mononeuropathy involves one nerve. Polyneuropathy bilateral and symmetrical. Mononeuritis multiplex, several scattered mononeuropathies, of an asymettrical pattern. Associated with diabetes, arteritic disorders, inflammatory immune processes. ...Read more

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Is it possible that people with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita have childeren?

Is it possible that people with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita have childeren?

Probably yes: This rare condition can have multiple causes. If only the joints are affected, your reproductive system should not be affected. If it is part of a genetic disorder, there may be issues. See your primary doctor or your gynecologist. ...Read more