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7/26/20171. What causes a complex cyst?

2. Can having a simple cyst aspirated cause a complex cyst to form nearby?

3. Can having a solid mass biopsied cause a complex cyst to form from the trauma?

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7/26/2017Cysts generally develop as a result of the milk ducts being blocked causing them to dilate and fill with fluid. Complex cysts differ from simple cysts in that they have a solid component or debris within the fluid filled sac. They may also have thin walls or septations. They may contain thick fluid, such as from hemorrhage or pus, or fluid that contains dead cells.

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