A pseudocyst is an abnormal fluid-filled cavity which is not lined by epithelium.  It is this fact that distinguishes it pathologically from a cyst, which is lined by epithelium.

Examples of pseudocysts include:

Terms used in radiology

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rID: 6939
Section: Pathology
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Pseudo cyst
  • Pseudo-cyst
  • Pseudo-cysts
  • Pseudo cysts
  • Pseudocysts

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