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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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Ottolenghi-Preti GF (1960) Bilateral dermoid cysts of the ovary in pregnancy (presentation of 2 cases).
Diagnosis of midline cleft of the lower lip and tongue and palate with associated dermoid cyst was made.
Thirty eight cattle calves and one dog with congenital ocular dermoid cyst were presented during the period of 10 years.
6) Superficial dermoid cysts classically present in early childhood as a solitary slow-growing, localized, well-circumscribed subcutaneous mass along embryonal suture lines.
Dermoid cyst is the most common serm cell tumor of ovary, comprise approximately 20% of all ovarian tumors.
Squamous-lined cysts of the pancreas: lymphoepithelial cysts, dermoid cysts (teratomas), and accessory-splenic epidermoid cysts.
Among all the benign lesions (n=108) serous cystadenoma is the commonest (49/108), while dermoid cyst is at the second number (26/108).
She has a Dermoid cyst on her cornea and will not be able to have it removed until she is 6-8 months old.
In a Sunday New York Times piece, Virginia Heffernan--observer of technology and culture--described her experience of seeing dermoid cysts for the first time.
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.