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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The prognosis of mature teratomas of the mediastinum is excellent after complete resection.
Mature teratomas are often asymptomatic and rarely invade the pericardium.
Mature teratomas are benign and they do not lead to invasion or metastasis in the surrounding tissues.
Mature teratoma termed as dermoid cyst by the clinicians accounts for nearly one third of all benign ovarian neoplasms.
reported 126 patients with SCT and the histology showed mature teratoma in 69%, immature teratoma in 20%, and endodermal sinus tumor in 11% of patients (8).
An endodermal sinus tumor arising from a mature cystic teratoma in the retroperitoneum in a child: is a mature teratoma a premalignant condition?
Nevertheless, they still represent a high percentage of ovarian neoplasms in many countries, most being mature teratomas.
KEY WORDS: Mediastinal tumor, Mature teratoma, Computed tomography, Thoracic surgery.
Histopathological diagnosis was serous cystadenofibroma in one patient and mature teratoma in other.
He was two months status post radical inguinal orchiectomy for right testicular mature teratoma with retroperitoneal and mediastinal nodal metastases, with no follow up after surgery because of a lack of health insurance.