Skip to Content


Pronunciation: hi'dro-sis-to'ma

Definition: An eruption of deeply seated vesicles, due to retention of fluid in the sweat follicles.

Synonym(s): hidrocystoma

[hydro- + G. kystis, bladder, + -oma, tumor]

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.