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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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Agarwal et al in 2003 (6) discuss the pattern of such condition and reviewed their clinical course, he reviewed 20 cases of AIHA associated with dermoid cyst, 85% of them respond to cystectomy after failed corticosteroids and one under went cystectomy shortly after diagnosis who showed some response to steroid management.
Because of this, and because the capsule was intact and there were no signs in favour of invasion preoperatively, the unilateral salpingo-oophorectomy under emergency conditions for the prediagnosis of dermoid cyst and torsion was found sufficient and either complementary or staging surgery was not deemed necessary.
Dermoid cysts in the region of the oral cavity are very rare; they are painless and grow slowly, but when they reach certain dimensions, they may disturb chewing, swallowing, and cause troubles with breathing.
The most common location of a dermoid cyst is the fronto-orbital upper lateral quadrant of the orbit.
Among benign lesions, Dermoid cyst,Capillary Hemangioma, Epidermoid Inclusion cyst, Squamous cell Papilloma , Pterygium Sebaceous Cyst, Simple cyst were most common lesions comprising of 28 (10%), 11 (4%), 8 (3%), 8 (3%), 7 (2.5%), 5 (2%), 5 (2%) respectively.
Short-term morbidity and longterm recurrence rate of ovarian dermoid cysts treated by laparoscopy versus laparotomy.
A dermoid cyst is a common benign ovarian tumor with varying appearances, the most common being a cystic lesion with a focal echogenic nodule protruding into the cyst (Rokitansky nodule).
He was admitted for further treatment under the impression of infected dermoid cyst. Intraoperatively, there was a cyst measuring 3 x 3 cm located posterior to the strap muscle and lateral to the thyroid cartilage.
Ozturk et al., "Laparoscopic management of ovarian dermoid cysts: A review of 47 cases," Annals of Saudi Medicine, vol.
Sawalha et al., "Secondary malignancies in ovarian dermoid cyst," Saudi Medical Journal, vol.
All cases of dermoid cysts (9 cases) showed complex echotexture except in one case, which was cystic.