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    Double dermal sinus tracts of the cervical and thoracic regions: a case in a 3-year-old child and review of the literature.
    Childs Nerv Syst 2017 Dec 26. Epub 2017 Dec 26.
    Department of Neurosurgery, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, 17033, USA.
    Introduction: Dermal sinus tracts are rare congenital abnormalities characterized by an epithelium-lined tract that extends from the subcutaneous tissue to the underlying thecal sac or neural tube. These developmental anomalies can present asymptomatically with a cutaneous dimple or with devastating complications including recurrent episodes of meningitis, or neurological complications including paralysis. Dermal sinus tracts generally occur as single lesions, and the presentation of midline double dermal sinus tracts of the cervical and thoracic regions has not been previously described. Read More

    Anterior orbital leiomyoma originating from the supraorbital neurovascular bundle.
    SAGE Open Med Case Rep 2017 11;5:2050313X17740991. Epub 2017 Dec 11.
    Department of Ophthalmology, Sisli Hamidiye Etfal Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
    Purpose: To present a young female patient with left anterior orbital leiomyoma that originates from the supraorbital neurovascular bundle.

    Case Presentation: A 41-year-old female patient was admitted to our clinic with a complaint of swelling of the left upper eyelid. Based on the ophthalmological and imaging assessments, the excisional biopsy with the preliminary diagnosis of dermoid cyst was planned. Read More

    Fatty filum terminale (FFT) as a secondary tethering element in children with closed spinal dysraphism.
    Childs Nerv Syst 2017 Dec 19. Epub 2017 Dec 19.
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India.
    Purpose: The purpose of this study was to assess the prevalence of FFT as an additional tethering element in children operated for closed spinal dysraphism, where FFT was not the primary tethering pathology.

    Methods: This is a retrospective study of 195 children (< 18 years of age) who underwent surgery for closed spinal dysraphism and did not have FFT as the primary diagnosis. All patients were operated during the period 2005-2017 by a single surgeon. Read More

    Intracranial complications of midline nasal dermoid cysts.
    Acta Chir Belg 2017 Dec 4:1-4. Epub 2017 Dec 4.
    a Department of Plastic Surgery , Gent University , Gent , Belgium.
    Background: Nasal dermoid cysts are common tumors in children. Due to anomalies in embryologic development of the nasal complex, sometimes an intracranial extension exists. When these cysts become infected they can lead to meningitis, brain abscess and death. Read More

    Intramedullary holocord abscess secondary to infected dermoid cyst.
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 2018 Jan 28;160(1):209-212. Epub 2017 Nov 28.
    Department of Neurosurgery, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Avenue Hippocrate, 10, 1200, Brussels, Belgium.
    In the literature, less than ten cases of holocord intramedullary abscess in children have been described. A 15-month-old girl presented with flaccid paraplegia and dermal sinus in the sacral region. MRI highlighted an infected lumbar dermoid cyst. Read More

    Acute Urinary Retention Induced by Chemical Meningitis which Occurred Due to a Ruptured Dermoid Cyst.
    Intern Med 2017 Nov 20. Epub 2017 Nov 20.
    Departments of Internal Medicine, Osaka City General Hospital, Japan.
    Meningitis retention syndrome (MRS), a rare complication of aseptic meningitis, can present with acute urinary retention. The rupture of a dermoid cyst, which is a benign intracranial tumor, can sometimes induce chemical meningitis. We herein present a case of chemical meningitis and acute urinary retention that was induced by the rupture of a dermoid cyst. Read More

    Ectopic Ovary With Dermoid Cyst as a Result of Possible Asymptomatic Autoamputation.
    J Hum Reprod Sci 2017 Jul-Sep;10(3):226-230
    Department of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Credence Hospital, Trivandrum, Kerala, India.
    A 32-year-old woman, who presented for laparoscopic sterilization after two full-term normal deliveries, was incidentally diagnosed to have a left-sided complex cyst in the pouch of Douglas (POD). She had no history of previous surgeries or any symptoms of lower abdominal pain, nausea, or vomiting in the past. She underwent laparoscopy, and the left ovary and distal portion of the fallopian tube were absent in their normal position. Read More

    Large Dermoid Cyst Presenting as Recurrent Pancreatitis.
    Gastroenterology Res 2017 Oct 26;10(5):322-324. Epub 2017 Oct 26.
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, The Brooklyn Hospital Center, Academic Affiliate of The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Clinical Affiliate of The Mount Sinai Hospital, 121 Dekalb Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA.
    Pancreatic dermoid cysts are rare and benign congenital abnormalities of germ cell origin. They occur equally in males and females without age predilection. Though radiographic imaging aids in the diagnosis, most times they are inconclusive and require fine-needle aspiration cytology for confirmation. Read More

    Periorbital lesions misdiagnosed as dermoid cysts.
    J AAPOS 2017 Dec 28;21(6):509-511. Epub 2017 Oct 28.
    Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Electronic address:
    Several periorbital lesions can be clinically misdiagnosed as dermoid cyst. We retrospectively reviewed the histopathological findings for 97 biopsied periorbital lesions with a clinical diagnosis of dermoid cyst from January 2006 to July 2016 at a single center and identified 5 cases that were eventually found to have been misdiagnosed. The main presenting symptom was a long-standing mobile painless mass with intact overlying skin below the medial aspect of the brow in 4 patients and below the center of the brow in 1 patient. Read More

    Epidermoid Cyst in Inguinal Canal: A Rare Presentation.
    Niger J Surg 2017 Jul-Dec;23(2):138-140
    Department of General Surgery, Government Medical College, Amritsar, Punjab, India.
    The patients presenting with lump in inguinal area are mostly suspected as hernias. Epidermoid cyst commonly presenting in head and neck region rarely may develop from inguinal canal structures. We present here a rare case of epidermoid cyst measuring 7×8 cm as a content of inguinal canal diagnosed by ultrasonography. Read More

    An extremely rare case of dermoid cyst of urinary bladder.
    Indian J Radiol Imaging 2017 Jul-Sep;27(3):302-305
    National Institute of Pathology, VMMC & Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi, India.
    We report an extremely rare case of a dermoid cyst of the urinary bladder in a 30-year-old female who presented with pain in the left flank and dysuria since 9 months. On imaging (ultrasound and computed tomography), a relatively well-defined mass lesion with areas of fat and calcification was seen arising from the bladder wall. Cystoscopy showed presence of hair on the surface of the lesion. Read More

    Infected Nasal Dermoid Cyst/Sinus Tract Presenting With Bilateral Subperiosteal Supraorbital Abscesses: The Midline Nasal Tuft of Hair, an Overlooked Finding.
    Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 2018 Jan/Feb;34(1):e31-e34
    Department of Ophthalmology, Department of Otolaryngology, and School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas.
    This case is, to the authors' knowledge, the first reported case in the literature of bilateral orbital abscesses as result of an infected nasal dermoid. The baby presented with what proved to be bilateral supraorbital subperiosteal abscesses with associated frontal osteitis/osteomyelitis and soft tissue infection of the glabella. Methicillin-sensitive staphylococcus aureus infection was found in the setting of a midline nasal dermoid with tuft of hair and infected sinus tract that was at least initially missed on diagnosis. Read More

    Masses of the Nose, Nasal Cavity, and Nasopharynx in Children.
    Radiographics 2017 Oct;37(6):1704-1730
    From the Department of Radiology, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 700 Children's Dr, Columbus, OH 43205 (D.P.R.); and Department of Radiology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio (E.S.O., B.L.K.).
    A wide range of masses develop in the nose, nasal cavity, and nasopharynx in children. These lesions may arise from the nasal ala or other structures of the nose, including the mucosa covering any surface of the nasal cavity, the cartilaginous or osseous portion of the nasal septum, the nasal turbinates, and the nasal bones. Lesions may also arise from the nasopharynx or adjacent structures and involve the nose by way of direct extension. Read More

    Sensitivity of Computed Tomography for the Assessment of Spontaneous Dermoid Cyst Localized Rupture with Granulomatous Reaction.
    Semin Ophthalmol 2017 Oct 9:1-5. Epub 2017 Oct 9.
    d Department of Ophthalmology, Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, School of Medicine of Ribeirao Preto , University of Sao Paulo , Sao Paulo , Brazil.
    Purpose: To assess the sensitivity of computed tomography for the diagnosis of spontaneous localized orbital dermoid cyst rupture with granulomatous reaction.

    Methods: The charts of 42 patients with dermoid cysts were reviewed retrospectively. The data collected included demographics, clinical features, CT imaging, and postoperative histopathological analysis of the lesions. Read More

    Optical Coherence Tomography-Assisted Limbal Dermoid Removal.
    J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 2017 Oct 9;54:e58-e59. Epub 2017 Oct 9.
    This report and accompanying video show the novel use of intraoperative optical coherence tomography (OCT) in the excision of a limbal dermoid. Examining for residual opaque tissue in the cornea accompanied by OCT imaging is a useful technique to confirm complete excision of the lesion. [J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. Read More

    Metastatic primary testicular carcinoid tumor managed with radical orchiectomy, retroperitoneal lymph node dissection and inferior vena cava excision: Case report.
    Urol Case Rep 2017 Nov 22;15:56-58. Epub 2017 Sep 22.
    Fiona Stanley Hospital, Murdoch, WA, Australia.
    Metastatic primary testicular carcinoid tumor remains a very rare condition. We report the first case of metastatic primary testicular carcinoid tumor where along retroperitoneal lymph node dissection excision of the Inferior Vena Cava was also performed. The rarity is further emphasised by the presence of a contralateral testicular dermoid cyst. Read More

    A Huge Ovarian Dermoid Cyst: Successful Laparoscopic Total Excision.
    J Clin Diagn Res 2017 Aug 1;11(8):QD03-QD05. Epub 2017 Aug 1.
    Professor, Department of Radiology, Harran University, Sanliurfa, Turkey.
    Giant ovarian cysts, ≥15 cm in diameter, are quite rare in women of reproductive age. Here, we present a case of ovarian cyst with unusual presentation treated by laparoscopic surgery. On histology, mass was found to be mature cystic teratoma. Read More

    Epidemiologic study of 230 cases of testicular/paratesticular tumors or masses: 15-year experience of a single center.
    J Pediatr Surg 2017 Dec 4;52(12):2056-2060. Epub 2017 Sep 4.
    Children's Hospital of Fudan University, Shanghai, China.
    Purpose: This study retrospectively investigated the cases of testicular tumors/masses treated in our center from 2002 to 2017 and analyzed their epidemiologic features.

    Methods: Data were collected by searching our center's database using "testicular tumor" or "testicular mass" as keywords. Patients not operated in our hospital were excluded. Read More

    Neurosurgical management of a rare congenital supratentorial neurenteric cyst with associated nasal dermal sinus: case report.
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 2017 Dec 15;20(6):521-525. Epub 2017 Sep 15.
    Departments of 1 Neurosurgery.
    The authors describe the case of a patient with the classic clinical presentation and radiographic features of a nasal dermal sinus with an associated intracranial cyst; however, histopathology revealed that the intracranial cyst was neurenteric instead of the typical epidermoid or dermoid cyst. Preoperative assessment included CT and MRI, which revealed a direct communication between the patient's nasal polypoid lesion and the anterior skull base via the foramen cecum. At the hands of a multidisciplinary plastic surgery and neurosurgery team, the patient underwent concurrent gross-total resection of the nasal polypoid lesion, the intracranial intradural cystic lesion, and their interconnecting tract. Read More

    Child dermoid cyst mimicking a craniopharyngioma: the benefit of MRI T2-weighted diffusion sequence.
    Childs Nerv Syst 2017 Sep 18. Epub 2017 Sep 18.
    Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Necker Hospital, Université René Descartes, Paris Cité Sorbonne, Paris, France.
    Background: Brain dermoid cysts are very rare lesions. Although benign, these cysts may be associated with devastating complications due to mass effect or meningitis. The discovery of completely asymptomatic dermoid cysts in the pediatric population is exceedingly rare. Read More

    Ganglioneuroblastoma Arising in an Ovarian Dermoid Cyst: First Report in the Literature.
    Int J Gynecol Pathol 2017 Sep 29. Epub 2017 Sep 29.
    Department of Pathology, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom (S.R., W.G.M.) Douglass Hanly Moir Pathology, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (D.J.).
    The development of a somatic neoplasm within an ovarian dermoid cyst (mature cystic teratoma) is a rare, but well described, phenomenon which occurs in approximately 1% of all cases. Any of the tissue components of a dermoid cyst has the potential to undergo neoplastic transformation with carcinoid tumors and squamous cell carcinomas being among the most common neoplasms. We report a case of a ganglioneuroblastoma arising within an ovarian dermoid cyst, an association which, as far as we are aware, has not been described previously. Read More

    A Case of Mature Cystic Teratoma in an 8-year-old Girl: A Rare Case Report.
    Indian J Med Paediatr Oncol 2017 Apr-Jun;38(2):210-211
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, North-Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences, Shillong, Meghalaya, India.
    Ovarian tumors are commonly seen in reproductive age group in women. However, when they occur at extremes of age, the suspicion of malignancy increases. The detection of dermoid cyst at 8 years of age is uncommon and hence is being reported to acquaint the doctors of this possibility. Read More

    Mature Cystic Teratoma: AIRP Best Cases in Radiologic-Pathologic Correlation.
    Radiographics 2017 Sep-Oct;37(5):1401-1407
    From the Departments of Radiology (J.M.B., C.J.L., B.L.R.) and Pathology (K.A.H., R.O.B.), San Antonio Military Medical Center, 3551 Roger Brooke Dr, San Antonio, TX 78219; and F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Md (B.L.R.).
    Editor's Note.-RadioGraphics continues to publish radiologic-pathologic case material selected from the American Institute for Radiologic Pathology (AIRP) "best case" presentations. The AIRP conducts a 4-week Radiologic Pathology Correlation Course, which is offered five times per year. Read More

    Successful ultrasound-guided drainage of an intra-abdominal collection in late pregnancy.
    BMJ Case Rep 2017 Sep 11;2017. Epub 2017 Sep 11.
    Department of Interventional Radiology, Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust, Chelmsford, Essex, UK.
    Pregnancy complicated by an intra-abdominal collection is uncommon and poses a challenge in the management. We present a case that illustrates successful treatment via ultrasound-guided drainage of a collection associated with a dermoid cyst in a 30 weeks pregnant patient presenting with fever and right-sided abdominal pain. Following treatment, the patient clinically improved rapidly. Read More

    Role of MRI in Diagnosis of Ruptured Intracranial Dermoid Cyst.
    Acta Inform Med 2017 Jun;25(2):141-144
    Faculty of Medicine, Pristine University, Pristine, Kosovo.
    Introduction: Intracranial dermoid cystic tumors account for <1% of all intracranial masses.

    Case Report: A 52-year-old male, having headaches, nausea and is presented with a history of 2 episodes of new onset seizures. On presentation, the patient had a normal physical exam, including a complete neurological and cranial nerve exam. Read More

    Brainstem dermoid cyst rupture with hydrocephalus in a child.
    Oxf Med Case Reports 2017 Sep 1;2017(9):omx048. Epub 2017 Sep 1.
    Department of Neurosurgery, Children's Hospital 'Agia Sofia', Athens, Greece.
    Intracranial dermoid cysts are ectodermal lesions of embryological origin. They are of slow progression and symptoms associated with unruptured cysts are most commonly due to mass effect. However, a potential rupture in the ventricular system is rare and can cause meningitis, seizures and hydrocephalus. Read More

    Massive Intradural Dermoid Cyst Without Sinus Tract.
    J Craniofac Surg 2017 Oct;28(7):e711-e713
    *Department of Plastic Surgery, The Ohio State University, Columbus †Northeast Ohio Medical University, Rootstown ‡Department of Pediatric Plastic and Craniomaxillofacial Surgery, Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH.
    Dermoid cysts can present as a rare, benign, congenital intracranial tumor of neuroectoderm origin trapped during embryogenesis. Past clinical reports have reported lesions in the posterior fossa, at the midline, and in the intradural region all in conjunction with a superficial sinus tract. The authors present a unique patient of a completely intracranial, intradural, dermoid tumor of the midline cerebellum devoid of any evidence of sinus tract. Read More

    Congenital dermoid fistulas of the anterior chest region (CDFACR): usefulness of sonography for complete resection.
    Radiol Case Rep 2017 Sep 4;12(3):628-631. Epub 2017 Jul 4.
    Department of Radiology, Saitama Children's Medical Center, 2100 Magome, Iwatsuki, Saitama 339-8551, Japan.
    Congenital dermoid fistulas of the anterior chest regions (CDFACRs) consist of a skin orifice at the anterior border of the sternocleidomastoid muscle with fistulas extending caudally in the subcutaneous tissue near the sternoclavicular joint. We report 2 pediatric CDFACR cases with pathognomonic sonography findings. By using sonography, we could diagnose the fistulas as CDFACRs by focusing on their location and direction and could reveal the distal side for complete resection. Read More

    [Malignant teratoma: about a case and a review of the literature].
    Pan Afr Med J 2017 29;27:61. Epub 2017 May 29.
    Service d'Anatomopathologie du Centre Hospitalier National (CHN) de Nouakchott, Mauritanie.
    Dermoid cysts account for 10-20% of ovarian germ cell tumors. Malignant transformation within ovarian dermoid cyst has been reported in 1-2 per cent of the cases. The treatment remains controversial. Read More

    Laparoscopic repair of a rectal fistula due to a benign ovarian dermoid cyst.
    Obstet Gynecol Sci 2017 Jul 14;60(4):383-386. Epub 2017 Jul 14.
    Gynecologic Cancer Center, Kyungpook National University Medical Center, Kyungpook National University School of Medicine, Daegu, Korea.
    Ovarian dermoid cysts are one of the most common benign neoplasms in women. Rectal fistula formation due to an ovarian dermoid cyst, particularly a benign dermoid cyst, is extremely rare. A 17-year-old girl with symptoms of lower abdominal pain, passage of sebaceous materials in the stool, and hematochezia was found to have an 11-cm dermoid cyst complicated with a rectal fistula formation. Read More

    The Youngest Reported and Successfully Treated Patient with a Dermoid Cyst of the Parotid Gland: A Rare Pediatric Case.
    Case Rep Otolaryngol 2017 16;2017:4187030. Epub 2017 Jul 16.
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Düsseldorf University Hospital (UKD), Duesseldorf, Germany.
    Dermoid cysts (DCs) are rare benign, epithelial-lined lesions. Up to 7% of them are found in the head and neck region and 80% of those predominantly occur in the orbit, in the nose, and in the floor of the mouth. The average age of presentation is around the age of six. Read More

    Report of a rare cyst at a rare site: Heterotopic gastrointestinal cyst partially lined with dermoid cyst epithelium.
    Natl J Maxillofac Surg 2017 Jan-Jun;8(1):81-84
    Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Pt. B.D. Sharma University of Health Sciences, Post Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana, India.
    Heterotopic gastrointestinal cysts (HGCs) of the oral cavity are rare benign lesions mimicking benign or malignant pathologies. These cysts are usually discovered during infancy but may not appear until well into adulthood. The epithelial lining of these cysts shows variable presentation with the presence of an enteric lining as an essential component. Read More

    Thyroglossal duct cysts in children: Sonographic features every radiologist should know and their histopathological correlation.
    Clin Imaging 2017 Nov - Dec;46:57-64. Epub 2017 Jul 12.
    The Hospital for Sick Children, Department of Medical Imaging, University of Toronto, 555 University Avenue, 2nd floor, Toronto, ON, M5G1X8, Canada. Electronic address:
    Distinguishing between thyroglossal duct cysts (TGDC) and dermoid cysts (DC) sonographically can be challenging. We illustrate the three sonographic features in neck masses in children recently identified as being most suggestive of TGDC (septa, irregular wall and solid elements) and their corresponding histopathology. These three variables form a proposed predictive model for TGDC as a guide to surgical intervention. Read More

    Two Concurrent Large Epidermoid Cysts in Sublingual and Submental Region Resembling Plunging Ranula: Report of a Rare Case.
    Ann Maxillofac Surg 2017 Jan-Jun;7(1):155-158
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Institute of Dental Sciences, Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.
    An elderly female patient presented to surgical outpatient clinic with complaint of gradual onset of painless submental and sublingual midline swellings for 6 months of duration. The swellings were noncompressible, nontranslucent, nonpulsatile, and nontender on palpation. Clinical diagnosis was plunging ranula or dermoid cysts. Read More

    Encephalocraniocutaneous lipomatosis: A case report with review of literature.
    Neuroradiol J 2017 Dec 14;30(6):578-582. Epub 2017 Jul 14.
    1 Department of Radiodiagnosis, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University, India.
    Encephalocraniocutaneous lipomatosis (ECCL) or Haberland syndrome is an uncommon sporadic neurocutaneous syndrome of unknown origin. The rarity and common ignorance of the condition often makes diagnosis difficult. The hallmark of this syndrome is the triad of skin, ocular and central nervous system (CNS) involvement and includes a long list of combination of conditions. Read More

    Virilization in a Postmenopausal Female Due to Androgen Secreting Ovarian Dermoid Cyst.
    J Midlife Health 2017 Apr-Jun;8(2):98-100
    Department of Pathology, JIPMER, Puducherry, India.
    Virilizing ovarian dermoid cysts are very rare. The source of androgen in these cysts may be tumors such as Sertoli-Leydig cell tumor or Leydig cell hyperplasia. A 52-year-old postmenopausal female with virilization was found to have an ovarian dermoid cyst on ultrasound. Read More

    Clinical Characteristics of Idiopathic Epidermoid and Dermoid Cysts of the Ear.
    J Audiol Otol 2017 Jul 5;21(2):77-80. Epub 2017 Jul 5.
    Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea.
    Background And Objectives: Epidermoid and dermoid cysts are benign cystic lesions, lined by ectodermal squamous epithelium. They are not common in the head and neck areas, which constitute ~7% of all cases of epidermoid and dermoid cysts. The aim of this study was to investigate the clinical characteristics of epidermoid and dermoid cysts that developed around the ear. Read More

    Osteolytic Skull Lesions-Our Experience.
    J Neurosci Rural Pract 2017 Jul-Sep;8(3):434-438
    Department of Neurosurgery, Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
    Objective: To present an overview of varied clinical presentations, investigations and treatment options for Osteolytic skull lesions.

    Study Design: It is a prospective study.

    Materials And Methods: We conducted this study from January 2013 to December 2015 in the Department of Neurosurgery, Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata. Read More

    Occurrence of dermoid cyst in the floor of the mouth: the importance of differential diagnosis in pediatric patients.
    J Appl Oral Sci 2017 May-Jun;25(3):341-345
    Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Odontologia; Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, Unidade de Cirurgia Buco-maxilo-facial, Porto Alegre, RS, Brasil.
    Lesions in the floor of the mouth can be a challenging diagnosis due to the variety of pathological conditions that might be found in this area. Within a broad range of lesions, attention has to be addressed to those that require specific management, such as a dermoid cyst (DC) and a ranula. Especially in pediatric patients, in whom the failure of diagnosis can postpone the correct treatment and cause sequelae later in life. Read More

    The Rare Extragonadal Omental Teratoma: A Case Report.
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2017 Sep - Oct;24(6):1046-1048. Epub 2017 Jun 27.
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Spedali Civili di Brescia, Brescia, Italy.
    Teratomas of extragonadal origin are extremely rare, and the most common extragonadal site to find teratomas is the omentum. Teratomas are typically found in women of reproductive age, but they are also seen in young girls and postmenopausal women. Generally, teratomas arise from germ cells that may induce different cells to originate from the 3 primitive embryonic layers. Read More

    Ultrasonographic features differentiating thyroglossal duct cysts from dermoid cysts.
    Ultrasonography 2018 Jan 24;37(1):71-77. Epub 2017 May 24.
    Department of Radiology, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea.
    Purpose: The purpose of this study was to identify ultrasonographic features that can be used to differentiate between thyroglossal duct cysts (TGDCs) and dermoid cysts (DCs).

    Methods: We searched surgical pathology reports completed between January 2004 and October 2015 and identified 66 patients with TGDCs or DCs who had undergone preoperative ultrasonography. The ultrasound images were reviewed by two radiologists who were blinded to the pathological diagnosis. Read More

    Vesical dermoid: a rare bladder tumour.
    BMJ Case Rep 2017 Jun 14;2017. Epub 2017 Jun 14.
    Department of Urology, King George's Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.
    Dermoid cysts are benign developmental lesions consisting of tissues of more than one germ cell lineage origin. The urinary bladder is a very rare location of dermoid cysts. We report a case of an 18-year-old woman who presented with suprapubic pain, dysuria and turbid urine. Read More

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