dermoid cyst


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a cystic tumor (usually benign) with a wall lined with epithelium and a cavity containing other material

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Disseminated lipid droplets in the subarachnoid space or ventricles appear hyperintense on T1-weighted images which are sensitive for the diagnosis of a ruptured dermoid cyst.
A (Answer): A Dermoid cyst is an abnormal growth of haired skin, in this case on the cornea.
Ruptured spinal dermoid cyst with disseminated intracranial fat droplets.
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A DERMOID cyst is a benign tumour that can contain bone, hair and even teeth.
March 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Hinsdale Surgery Center, Larson Eye Center in Hinsdale, Hinsdale Hospital and Hinsdale Anesthesia Associates are helping a 13-year-old girl from China, Yi-hsin Lin, by providing surgery, at no cost, to remove an uncommon dermoid cyst on the girl's cornea.
This time doctors pinpointed the problem immediately - a dermoid cyst growing on his spinal cord was preventing Matthew from using his legs.
Dermoid cyst of the external auditory canal [in Russian].
Rogers and her associates set out to determine the rate of dermoid cyst recurrence after cystectomy in a pediatric/adolescent population; evaluate if the mode of surgery impacts the rate of recurrence; and develop a postsurgical follow-up protocol for dermoid cysts.
With a clinical diagnosis of dermoid cyst an excision biopsy was performed.
The final pathology report showed a mature teratoma of the left ovary featuring dermoid cyst, respiratory anlaga, and struma ovarii.
Q I HAD a scan of my ovaries and was told I had a dermoid cyst, and that it needs to be removed.
Thus, in some cases, such as a dermoid cyst, CT findings are fairly specific.
Dermoid cyst may have a mural protuberance in the wall and contain hair.