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• In a new video o removes Dr. Pimple Popper a large pilar cyst from the scalp of a patient.
• Pilar cysts form when clogged hair follicles cause keratin formation.
• They are fairly common in older adults and usually benign.
Nobody gets into the head of a patient like Dr. Pimple Popper. In a new video clip posted on Instagram on Wednesday, dermatologist Sandra Lee, MD, moderator of dr.
The clip will start with a default setting of Dr. Ing. Lee opened in the middle of a familiar process preparing to cut into a small pocket with the pilar cyst. A few cuts and bruises later, she extracts a large white growth that she compares to a particular staple of the snack bar. "This is a nice macadamia nut," she says, adding, "if it falls, it will be a meatball." Convince yourself here:
In addition to the vague resemblance to a macadamia nut, the growth it collects and extracts is also referred to as the pilar cyst. A pilar cyst – also known as trichilemmal cyst – is a normally benign lump filled with fluid that forms when a hair follicle is blocked, MedicalNewsToday said. They tend to form in older adults – usually in women over 45 years. However, there may be genetic links that increase the likelihood of appearance in younger people. They are also so prevalent that they have become an integral part of Instagram's Instagram videos. Pimple Popper have become.
As for the cheese-like mass in the cyst? This is usually nothing more than a harmless accumulation of keratin, a type of protein that is crucial for the formation of hair, skin and nails. Cutting out the bag wall reduces the likelihood that the cyst will ever return undesirably.