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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Dermoid cysts have a very characteristic appearance on MR imaging, as they most often contain adipose and calcific components, which are easily visualized.
Lateral dermoid cyst of the floor of mouth: unusual radiologic and pathologic findings.
1999) Dermoid cysts of the ovary with malignant transformation: MR appearance.
13 Pryor SG, Lewis JE, Weaver AL, Orvidas LJ Pediatric dermoid cysts of the head and neck Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg.
The dermoid cysts were excised by superficial lamellar keratectomy along with some conjunctival tissue with the help of corneal scissors after applying a curved hemostat on its bed.
Upon our presumptive diagnosis of dermoid cyst, we excised it, and the intraoperative view revealed a soft mobile cystic lesion with a fibrous-like wall filled with oily yellow fluid without surrounding soft-tissue invasion.
Orbital dermoid cysts are believed to be embryologically derived heterotopic neoplasms resulting from entrapped aberrant primordial tissues during early embryological development.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging reveal very high sig-nal intensity on T1 weighted images for sebaceous part of dermoid cysts like that retroperitoneal fat.
Dermoid cysts, mucocele, and congenital ocular anomalies are the most common orbital cystic lesions in children [1].
The differential diagnosis of unruptured epidermoid cyst includes other subcutaneous cystic masses some solid tumors vascular lesions dermoid cysts and lipomas89.
Microsurgical treatment of spinal epidermoid and dermoid cysts in the lumbosacral region.
Intracranial dermoid cysts (IDC) are benign, rare, slow growing lesions and they arise from inclusion of ectodermally committed cells at the time of closure of the neural groove between the third and fifth week of embryonic life, thus usually located along the midline (1).
9) Epidermoid cysts of intrapancreatic accessory spleen occur almost exclusively in the tail, are seen in younger patients (fourth decade of life), and are surrounded by splenic tissue, while dermoid cysts are also seen in younger patients (third decade of life) and have adnexal structures in their cyst walls.
A study conducted by Thanikasalanm et al [25] in India also documents dermoid cysts to be the commonest Germ cell tumours, whereas study concluded by Ahmed et al [6] in Pakistan also shows dermoid cyst to be the predominant Germ cell tumour.
Dogs with Dermoid cysts are not likely to have any other set of health problems.