Benign Tumor

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  • Steatocy
  • Epidermal
  • Lipoma
  • Fibroma
  • Pilomaticoma

Renewme Dermatology·Plastic Surgery Associates

Procedure of Benign Tumor

  • Observe external form
  • Ultrasonic diagnosis
  • Surgical Treatment
  • Tumor removal

Ultrasonic diagnosis

Renewme performs an ultrasound examination before removing the benign tumor
and we determine the correct diagnosis and appropriate treatment.

Postoperative scar treatment program with Dermatologist

Skin Surface
Removing scar marks and pigmentation on the skin surface
Skin dermal layer
Improving scarring in the skin by regenerating collagen
Renewme Skin Clinic has DNA dermal regeneration and frequency needle treatment that improves the scar from the inside of skin and treats the surface of skin with fractional lasers.
It has effective results by treating both external and internal scars treatments than just laser treatments.

Types of Benign Tumor

1Steatocy stoma

A steatocystoma is a skin disorder that sebaceous glands produce an oily substance called sebum that lubricates the skin and hair.
The lesions is a ac-like pocket of tissue that contain substance under the skin and varied in size from 1~ 5cm It is found most often on the neck, upper arms, and upper legs. If you touch them , When touched, the cyst are also prone to secondary bacterial injection.
Dead skin
Dead cell
The cause of the sebaceous cyst is the pocket of the sebaceous glands of the skin hardens in the middle, the passage is blocked, and dead skin cells and skin by-products accumulate in the sebaceous shell, It is also found in the skin's sebaceous glandsIt leads to the growth of sebum containing cysts in steatocystoma multiplex.
Cause of Steatocystoma
The skin contains sebaceous glands that discharge oil Sebum is made of an oil component. As Sebum is discharged to the skin, the passage may be turned hard and blocked. When it is blocked, the skin accumulates dead skin cells , keratins in the sebum shell. Then it is formed as lumpy called Steatocystoma.
Sebaceous glands
(Glandulae sebaceous)
Difference between Steatocystoma and Furuncle
- When you touch it, it feels soft.
- White bean like a thread comes out and has a nasty smell.
- Can be treated with surgical and laser surgery
- Even if you squeeze it by hand, the sebum fills up in the same place again.
Furuncle - First, Furuncle looks red nodule, hard and it gradually increase with pain and pus.
- It is soft to dent even if you press it lightly with your finger. When it is fully festered, pus will burst and be discharged in the later part.
- As it heals after 2-3 weeks, it can leave scars or pigment. The pigment fades over several months.
- In most case, there are no symptoms but if it looks bigger, patients have fever, chills and body aches.

2Epidermal cyst

An epidermal cyst is a benign tumor that caused by the oil glands in the epidermal layer.
The skin is blocked with sebum by blockage of the sebaceous gland , similar to a Steatocystoma cyst. Epidermal cysts looks in varous sizes from less than 1 cm or more than 5cm with small holes in the center. Also, it appears mainly on visible body part such as neck, face, scalp. It becomes swollen and white pus is formed that causes pain and odor symptoms when you touched .


A lipoma is a lump of fat that grow in the body’s soft tissues.
It is the most common tumor to form under your skin. It appears small, soft about 1-3 cm lumps. You most often find them in your upper body, arms, neck, thigh etc. Lipoma rarely cause pain and most people have no symptoms.
Also, it is not clear the cause of lipoma. It is possible that they are caused by genetic (inherited) condition. If lipoma continues to enlarge and become painful, your doctor can remove it to relieve your discomfort


A fibroma is composed of fibrous or connective tissue.
It can grow in all orgrans arising from messencyme tissue. It can also be found in many areas in the body such as neck, armpits, or groin. It appears brown or red-brown color.


A piomaticoma is a area tumor that grows in face or arms.
It may happen with conditions that are inherited (genetic syndromes). It appears in hard shape about 0.5 ~ 3cm. It tend to grow slowly and not cause the pain. It is more common in children and young adults than in older adults.
Please feel free to ask questions about treatment anytime.
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