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  • A Popped Balloon Cyst

    This cyst had a thicker, rubbery wall like a popped balloon!

  • A Spanglish Lipoma

    Sometimes, to make sure my patients get the best care possible, I enlist the help of my Medical Assistant Valeria to help translate and make our Spanish speaking patients more comfortable. This is a great example of that partnership!

  • Eyes in the Back of the Head Cyst

    This pilar cyst was very bulbous like an eyeball smack on the back of this patient's head! We're so lucky they came to us so I could share this juicy pop with you all!

  • Leb, Lis lipoma arm_YTCM

  • Cookies & Cream Cyst

    An epidermoid cyst is a non-cancerous growth commonly found on the skin of the face or neck, but can occur anywhere on the body. Just as its name suggests, these cysts occur as a result of epidermal cells, cells from the top layer of your skin a.k.a the epidermis, overgrow in a confined space. Th...

  • A Bear-y Good Cheek Cyst

    An epidermoid cyst is a non-cancerous growth commonly found on the skin of the face or neck, but can occur anywhere on the body. Just as its name suggests, these cysts occur as a result of epidermal cells, cells from the top layer of your skin a.k.a the epidermis, overgrow in a confined space. Th...

  • A Marble in the Chest Cyst

    An epidermoid cyst is a non-cancerous growth commonly found on the skin of the face or neck, but can occur anywhere on the body. Just as its name suggests, these cysts occur as a result of epidermal cells, cells from the top layer of your skin a.k.a the epidermis, overgrow in a confined space. Th...

  • Thick Oatmeal in the Cheek Cyst

    An epidermoid cyst is a non-cancerous growth commonly found on the skin of the face or neck, but can occur anywhere on the body. Just as its name suggests, these cysts occur as a result of epidermal cells, cells from the top layer of your skin a.k.a the epidermis, overgrow in a confined space. Th...

  • A Diamond Ring Pilomatricoma

  • RIP These Steatocystomas

    Steatocystoma multiplex is a condition where multiple slow-growing cysts appear, usually during puberty, on the body. They occur most commonly on the chest, armpits, and neck. These can get quite large in size, but are often not very raised and are covered by normal looking skin. The contents of ...

  • Trimming Chicharrones from the Earlobe

    This is a cosmetic procedure to thin the skin on the ears that can fan out in some people.

  • Corn Kernels in the Head

    A pilar cyst, also known as a trichilemmal or isthmus-catagen cyst, is a benign (non-life-threatening) growth that, upon examination, looks identical to the more common epidermoid cyst, except that 90% of pilar cysts occur on the scalp. They tend to be more mobile and firmer than epidermoid cysts...

  • A Moment of Marvelous Milia

    A milium (single for milia) is a small superficial cyst formed in the top layer of the skin called the epidermis. Milia appear as tiny, pearly-white bumps just under the surface of the skin and contain keratin (skin protein). They are often seen on the face, in particular on the delicate skin aro...

  • A White Elephant Lipoma

    This patient had quite a large lipoma on her back! It was quite the unexpected gift.
    What's the weirdest White Elephant gift you've ever gotten?

    Lipomas are slow-growing, benign (non-cancerous) growths of fat cells. These cells are contained in a thin capsule that creates the appearance of a “b...

  • A Gumdrop Lipoma

    Lipomas are slow-growing, benign (non-cancerous) growths of fat cells. These cells are contained in a thin capsule that creates the appearance of a “bump” right under the skin. Lipomas are typically not tender, move around easily, and don’t require treatment. However, some lipomas may sit in plac...

  • A Lipoma for Candelaria

    This awesome patient brought us a lipoma to dedicate to his favorite Popaholic, Candelaria!

  • A Linguini Noodle Pilar Cyst

    A *good* squeeze of this cute little pilar cyst gave us a perfect Linguini Noodle! Do you prefer the squeeze or when they come out whole?

  • Popping Boba Cysts

    Pimple Popping and Popping Boba are two incredibly oddly satisfying things and sometimes the two collide, like in this patient's cyst! 💥 You also get the best of two pops with a Cyst AND Milia

    An epidermoid cyst is a non-cancerous growth commonly found on the skin of the face or neck, but can oc...

  • A Baby Tooth in the Head

    Should I put it under my pillow?? This patient has a cute little cyst that looks just like a baby tooth! What do you think?
    🦷🧚🏼‍♀️💥

  • A Ballooned Earlobe Cyst

    An epidermoid cyst is a non-cancerous growth commonly found on the skin of the face or neck, but can occur anywhere on the body. Just as its name suggests, these cysts occur as a result of epidermal cells, cells from the top layer of your skin a.k.a the epidermis, overgrow in a confined space. Th...

  • The Handsome Cyst

    *Apologies in advance for the blurry video at times*

    An epidermoid cyst is a non-cancerous growth commonly found on the skin of the face or neck, but can occur anywhere on the body. Just as its name suggests, these cysts occur as a result of epidermal cells, cells from the top layer of your ski...

  • Worth the Wait Eyelid Cyst

  • A Baby Tooth Pilar Cyst

    A pilar cyst, also known as a trichilemmal or isthmus-catagen cyst, is a benign (non-life-threatening) growth that, upon examination, looks identical to the more common epidermoid cyst, except that 90% of pilar cysts occur on the scalp. They tend to be more mobile and firmer than epidermoid cysts...

  • A Lipoma for a Popaholic's Son