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What is a cyst?

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Asked by narendra sharma, 13 Dec '12 10:57 pm
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A cyst is a closed capsule or sac-like structure, typically filled with liquid, semisolid or gaseous material - very much like a blister.
Answered by jafar, 13 Dec '12 11:22 pm

 
  
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A cyst is a small sac that can grow on the skin, organs, and other body tissues. There are hundreds of different types of cysts, most of which are harmless. In some rare cases, however, these structures can be a sign of a more serious condition, such as a hormonal imbalance or cancer.

What a sac is filled with determines whether it is a cyst, an abscess, or a tumor. Cysts are usually filled with fluid, such as skin oil, although they may also contain air, water, or semi-solid matter from the body. Abscesses are often the result of an infection and contain pus. Tumors are typically filled with body tissue.
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Answered by anantharaman, 14 Dec '12 02:17 pm

 
  
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A cyst is a closed capsule or sac-like structure, typically filled with liquid, semisolid or gaseous material - very much like a blister.
Answered by vijay shukla, 20 Dec '12 03:40 pm

 
  
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A cyst is a closed capsule or sac-like structure, typically filled with liquid, semisolid or gaseous material - very much like a blister.
Answered by points, 18 Dec '12 12:16 pm

 
  
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A cyst is a closed capsule or sac-like structure, typically filled with liquid, semisolid or gaseous material - very much like a blister
Answered by Quest, 14 Dec '12 10:17 am

 
  
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A cyst is a closed capsule or sac-like structure, typically filled with liquid, semisolid or gaseous material - very much like a blister
Answered by aflatoon, 14 Dec '12 10:01 am

 
  
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A cyst is a small sac that can grow on the skin, organs, and other body tissues. There are hundreds of different types of cysts, most of which are harmless. In some rare cases, however, these structures can be a sign of a more serious condition, such as a hormonal imbalance or cancer.
Answered by iqbal seth, 14 Dec '12 06:54 am

 
  
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A cyst is a small sac that can grow on the skin, organs, and other body tissues. There are hundreds of different types of cysts, most of which are harmless. In some rare cases, however, these structures can be a sign of a more serious condition, such as a hormonal imbalance or cancer.
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Answered by anil garg, 14 Dec '12 02:33 am

 
  
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A sac containing some liquid in it
Answered by ajit kulkarni, 13 Dec '12 10:59 pm

 
  
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