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 tumors are mature ovarian teratomas, slow-growing germ cell tumors that are almost always benign.
However, dermoid tumors are generally seen as hyperintense on T1, due to the presence of fatty secretions from sebaceous glands and cholesterol, and are hypointense on T2-weighted images (1).