Dermoid

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Dermoid

 

(dermoid cyst), a developmental defect—a sacciform tumor whose wall is structurally similar to skin, containing glands (chiefly sebaceous) and hairs. The cavity is filled with a thick lardlike mass. The dermoid is a kind of teratoma. Treatment is surgical.

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