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Dermoid cyst (microscopic view)

The wall of a dermoid cyst has a superficial layer of keratinizing stratified squamous epithelium with underlying skin appendages such as sebaceous glands (SG) and hair follicles (HF). Hematoxylin and eosin stain. Scale bar = 50 micrometers. (Contributed by Dr. H Brent Clark.)]

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