Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Skin Cyst Evaluation

The evaluation of a cyst begins with a medical history and physical examination.

The diagnosis of a skin cyst is usually made during physical examination.

An ultrasound examination may be required, in order to determine the exact size and location of a large or deep skin cyst.

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Last Updated: Apr 11, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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