dermoid cyst


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dermoid cyst

[¦dər‚mȯid ′sist]
(medicine)
A benign cystic teratoma with skin, skin appendages, and their products as the most prominent components, usually involving the ovary or the skin.
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have reported a patient with neurological symptoms associated with acute onset of paranoid-psychotictype attacks in a series of seven cases of intracranial dermoid cyst (4).
Dogs with Dermoid cysts are not likely to have any other set of health problems.
Moy examined the girl and diagnosed the growth as a dermoid cyst.
Dermal inclusion cysts--also called dermoid cysts or simply dermoids--are rare, benign, developmental lesions.
At that time, if there is no dermoid cyst on ultrasound, these patients can be discharged to the care of their family physician or pediatrician and advised to seek medical attention if they have any symptoms that may suggest recurrence," she said.
Congenital dermoid cysts arise from epithelial rests trapped during midline fusion of these branchial arches whereas acquired dermoid cyst arise from epithelium implanted during trauma and they occur at the sites away from midline.
Three days post partum; she developed a low grade fever and underwent computed tomogram of the abdomen revealing a 6x10 cm right dermoid cyst.
Thus, on ultrasound, an echogenic shadowing focus in a predominantly cystic mass is highly predictive of a dermoid cyst.
Dermoid cyst of the testis: a study of five postpubertal cases, including a pilomatrixoma-like variant, with evidence supporting its separate classification from mature testicular teratoma.
Aneurysmal bone cyst, chondroblastoma, dermoid cyst, chondrosarcoma, giant cell reparative granuloma, and pigmented villonodular synovitis are the most important entities that should be included in the radiologic differential diagnosis.
The patient treated in Denmark had previously had her left ovary removed because of a dermoid cyst involving the whole ovary.