J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2021 Jul 12. Epub 2021 Jul 12.
Department of Gynecology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland (all authors).
Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 2020 03 26;164. Epub 2020 Mar 26.
Ziekenhuis Gelderse Vallei, Ede. Afd. Chirurgie.
A 55-year-old woman presents with a progressive swelling in the suprasternal notch. Ultrasound and CT-scan show a cyst filled with remarkably uniform nodules of fat density. This radiological presentation is known as the sack of marbles sign and is pathognomonic for dermoid cysts. Read More
Medicine (Baltimore) 2019 Aug;98(31):e16691
Department of Oncology and Hematology, Zhejiang Provincial Integrated Chinese and Western Medicine Hospital, Hangzhou Red Cross Hospital, Hangzhou, China.
Introduction: Mature ovarian cystic teratoma is a cystic fatty tumor. Presence of floating fat balls in an ovarian cystic teratoma looking like a "sack of marbles" on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a rare finding.Patient Concerns: Herein, we report a 38-year old woman who was admitted to our hospital presenting with an abdominal mass and abdominal pain. Read More
Bull Tokyo Dent Coll 2018 ;59(3):207-212
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Tokyo Dental College.
On images, a dermoid cyst is often described as resembling a "sack of marbles" or "marbles in a bag". Typically, it comprises an inhomogeneity filled with multiple nodules in a fluid matrix on both computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). How it appears, however, will vary depending on its histological contents, which may cause confusion in arriving at a diagnosis. Read More
Cureus 2018 Apr 2;10(4):e2403. Epub 2018 Apr 2.
Chirurgia Maxillo Facciale, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, ITA.
Dermoid cysts of the floor of the mouth are rare, accounting for 11% of all dermoid cysts in the head and neck region. We report a case of a dermoid cyst of the floor of the mouth in a 12-year-old boy investigated with ultrasonography, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and non-enhanced computed tomography (CT) scans. The lesion contained free calcified corpuscles (i. Read More