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Endoscopic transorbital surgery for Meckel's cave and middle cranial fossa tumors: surgical technique and early results.

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J Neurosurg 2018 Nov 1:1-10. Epub 2018 Nov 1.

OBJECTIVETumors involving Meckel's cave remain extremely challenging because of the surrounding complex neurovascular structures and deep-seated location. The authors investigated a new minimal-access technique using the endoscopic transorbital approach (eTOA) through the superior eyelid crease to Meckel's cave and middle cranial fossa lesions and reviewed the most useful surgical procedures and pitfalls of this approach.METHODSBetween September 2016 and January 2018, the authors performed eTOA in 9 patients with tumors involving Meckel's cave and the middle cranial fossa. Read More

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November 2018

Intraspinal dermoid and epidermoid cysts: Long-term outcome and risk factors.

J Spinal Cord Med 2018 Dec 5:1-6. Epub 2018 Dec 5.

a Department of Neurosurgery , Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College , Beijing , People's Republic of China.

Objective: The literature on long-term outcome after resection of intraspinal dermoid and epidermoid tumors is limited. The purpose of this study was to review the progression-free survival (PFS), overall survival (OS), and long-term outcome in a consecutive series of 57 patients with intraspinal dermoid and epidermoid tumors.

Design: Retrospective study. Read More

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December 2018
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[A pregnant woman with acute abdominal pain].

Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 2018 11 27;163. Epub 2018 Nov 27.

Rode Kruis Ziekenhuis, afd. Gynaecologie, Beverwijk.

A 23-year-old pregnant woman presented with acute right-sided abdominal pain and vomiting in the 21st week of gestation. An MRI scan showed an ovarian torsion and a dermoid cyst. On the same day, laproscopy was performed. Read More

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November 2018

Analysis of chromosome 12p over-representation and clinicopathological features in mediastinal teratomas.

Pathology 2018 Nov 20. Epub 2018 Nov 20.

Department of Pathology, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:

Teratomas show diverse biologic behaviour and prognosis as well as variable histological features. Importantly, post-pubertal testicular teratomas composed of mature components have a potential for malignant behaviour, in contrast to ovarian dermoid cysts and pre-pubertal testicular teratomas which are considered almost always benign. On the other hand, the biological behaviour and histogenesis of extragonadal teratomas are still not fully elucidated. Read More

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November 2018
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Dermoid cysts: Epidemiology and diagnostic approach based on clinical experiences.

Arch Plast Surg 2018 Nov 15;45(6):512-516. Epub 2018 Nov 15.

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Pusan National University School of Medicine, Busan, Korea.

Background: Dermoid cysts are congenital tumors that are benign. Dermoid cysts with intracranial extension can cause serious neurological complications. It is important, therefore, to determine whether a patient has a dermoid cyst when their chief concern at a doctor's visit is a mass in the head or neck area. Read More

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November 2018
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Lawsonella clevelandensis causing spinal subdural empyema.

Br J Neurosurg 2018 Nov 19:1-3. Epub 2018 Nov 19.

a Departments of Paediatric Neurosurgery , Queen's Medical Centre , Nottingham , UK.

Lawsonella clevelandensis is a recently described species and genus of bacterium in the Corynebacterineae suborder which is Gram-stain positive, partially acid-fast and anaerobic. Very few cases of human infection due to this organism are described and here we seek to add to the limited medical literature. We report the case of a 2-year-old girl who presented with an infected spinal dermoid cyst secondary to Lawsonella clevelandensis which required surgical drainage and a long course of antibiotics. Read More

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November 2018
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Management of a rare case of intraventricular ruptured dermoid cyst and chemical meningitis.

Br J Neurosurg 2018 Nov 19:1-4. Epub 2018 Nov 19.

d Radiodiagnosis department , Maharaja Agrasen Medical College , Agroha , India.

Introduction: Intraventricular dermoid cyst are very rare benign tumour. Due to benign nature, it may go un-noticed for years and might present with sudden rupture. Ruptured cyst can cause chemical meningitis, hydrocephalus, seizures etc. Read More

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November 2018
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Latent forms of the carious lesion of human lower third molars.

Wiad Lek 2018 ;71(7):1231-1234

Ukrainian Medical Stomatological Academy, Poltava, Ukraine.

Objective: Introduction: The most pronounced thinning of the enamel is in the intercuspal fissures of the third molars, which are characterized by a wide variety of shapes and sizes up to the abnormal disruption of their development and teething, which often causes all kinds of clinical complications. The aim: The purpose of the paper was to obtain the data on the structural state of the third molars and identify their most damaged areas in the latent form of dental caries.

Patients And Methods: Materials and Methods: 10 lower third molars with an intact crown without clear external signs of tooth decay have been examined. Read More

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January 2018
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Intraspinal inclusion tumor after myelomeningocele repair. A long-term single-center experience.

World Neurosurg 2018 Nov 15. Epub 2018 Nov 15.

Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Istituto Giannina Gaslini, Genoa, Italy.

Objects: Given the lack of significant responses to many queries regarding behavior, treatment options and possible preventions of iatrogenic intraspinal inclusion tumors (IITs), we think that further clinical, radiological and follow up data are mandatory to better characterize this entity. We retrospectively reviewed a series of 14 consecutive patients affected by IIT occurred after myelomeningocele repair. The long follow-up is a mainstay of this series, that may help to better understand the history of this slow-growing disease. Read More

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November 2018
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Long-term Seizure Disorder Caused by a Dermoid Cyst with Catastrophic Developments.

Cureus 2018 Sep 10;10(9):e3272. Epub 2018 Sep 10.

Surgery/Neurosurgery, University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, USA.

Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is a World Health Organization (WHO) grade IV primary malignant astrocytoma. Aneurysms are devastating intracranial neurovascular pathologies. Intracranial dermoid cysts are common, benign lesions which can be clinically silent or associated with seizure disorder. Read More

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September 2018
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Progressive large pediatric corneal limbal dermoid management with tissue glue-assisted monolayer amniotic membrane transplantation: A case report.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2018 Nov;97(46):e13084

Department of Ophthalmology.

Rationale: Limbal dermoids are choristomas known as congenital benign tumors found in abnormal locations. Despite the benign nature, enlarging limbal dermoids may cause visual abnormalities by cornea infiltration with fat component, visual axis invasion, gradually induced corneal astigmatism, and finally result in anisometropic amblyopia. Here we report a rare case of progressive, large pediatric corneal limbal dermoid in a newborn, managed with tissue glue-assisted monolayer amniotic membrane transplantation. Read More

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November 2018
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Recurrent epibulbar dermoid cyst treated with amniotic membrane implant a case report.

BMC Surg 2018 Nov 14;18(1):98. Epub 2018 Nov 14.

Department of Cellular Biology and Tissue Engineering, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, Autonomous University of Baja California, Av. Universidad no 14418, Parque Industrial Internacional Tijuana, CP. 22390, Tijuana, BC, Mexico.

Background: The dermoid cyst considered a cystic teratoma derived from embryonic germinal epithelium is a slow-growing benign tumour. Dermoid cysts may occur in the orbital and periorbital region in paediatric patients and are often recurrent. The surgical approach depends upon the site of the lesion, superficial or deep. Read More

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November 2018
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Prognosis after lamellar keratoplasty for limbal dermoids using preserved corneas.

Jpn J Ophthalmol 2018 Nov 12. Epub 2018 Nov 12.

Department of Ophthalmology, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 160-8582, Japan.

Purpose: To evaluate the safety and efficacy of lamellar keratoplasty using preserved donor corneas to treat limbal dermoids.

Study Design: Retrospective study.

Methods: The clinical records of 19 patients with limbal dermoids, who underwent lamellar keratoplasty using preserved corneas that were observed for more than 6 months at the Keio University School of Medicine between January, 2000 and December, 2017, were retrospectively reviewed. Read More

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November 2018
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Unusual Location for a Periorbital Dermoid Cyst.

Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg 2018 Nov/Dec;34(6):e208-e209

Department of Ophthalmology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas.

Dermoid cysts in the orbit classically present in children as a mass in the superotemporal or superonasal orbit along the zygomatico-frontal or fronto-ethmoidal suture lines. The presence of a dermoid cyst in the superficial eyelid, not associated with the tarsus, has only been reported once previously. The authors present a case of a 60-year-old man with a painless right lower eyelid mass inferonasally that was completely excised and found to be a dermoid cyst. Read More

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November 2018

Unusual Clinical Presentation and Association of Cranial Dermoid Tumor and Tethered Cord Syndrome.

Pediatr Neurosurg 2018 8;53(6):427-431. Epub 2018 Nov 8.

Bahcesehir University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery, Gaziantep Medical Park Hospital, Gaziantep, Turkey.

Tethered cord syndrome (TCS), a neurological disorder characterized by the lower settlement of the conus medullaris, is a congenital spinal disease which is caused by split cord syndrome, meningomyelocele, and spinal tumors. Cranial dermoid tumor (CDT) is a congenital benign tumor which is generally located on the midline of the cranium. Even though TCS is highly associated with spinal dermoid tumor, the relationship of CDT and TCS is unusual. Read More

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November 2018
20 Reads
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Dermoid cyst of nasal septum in an adult patient: A case report.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2018 Nov;97(45):e13028

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Chonnam National University Medical School & Chonnam National University Hwasun Hospital, Hwasun, South Korea.

Rationale: Nasal dermoid cysts are rare congenital lesions and may present as a midline nasal swelling. Nasal dermoid cysts usually present at birth and are commonly diagnosed by 3 years of age. An incidentally detected nasal dermoid cyst in an adult patient is extremely rare. Read More

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November 2018
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Congenital Neck Masses.

Clin Perinatol 2018 Dec 18;45(4):769-785. Epub 2018 Sep 18.

Department of General Surgery, Greenville Health System, Greenville ENT Associates, 200 Patewood Drive Suite B400, Greenville, SC 29615, USA.

Congenital neck masses can be a developmental anomaly of cystic, solid, or vascular origin. They can also constitute neoplasms, including malignancies, although this is rare in the pediatric population. The history and examination can help quickly narrow the differential diagnosis. Read More

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December 2018
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Ruptured central nervous system dermoid cyst of the suprasellar region manifesting as unusual epileptic seizure: a case report.

World Neurosurg 2018 Nov 2. Epub 2018 Nov 2.

Department of Neurosurgery - UHC Habib Bourguiba -Sfax (Tunisia).

Central nervous system dermoid cysts are very rare lesions derived from ectopic epithelial cells. They are slow-growing benign tumors, but may cause significant morbidity through compression of neurological and vascular vascular structures and, rarely, rupture into the subarachnoid space. We present a rare case of a spontaneously ruptured intracranial dermoid cyst in a 32-year-old man presenting as new onset epileptic seizures due to chemical meningitis caused by dissemination of fat or lipid droplets. Read More

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November 2018
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Universal ocular screening of 481 infants using wide-field digital imaging system.

BMC Ophthalmol 2018 Oct 30;18(1):283. Epub 2018 Oct 30.

Department of Ophthalmology, Beijing Tongren Eye Center, Beijing Tongren Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Key Lab, 1 Dongjiaominxiang, Dongcheng District, Beijing, 100730, China.

Background: Universal ocular screening of infants is not a standard procedure in children's health care system in China. This pilot study investigated prevalence of ocular abnormalities of 6 weeks-age infants using wide-field digital imaging system.

Methods: Infants aged 6 weeks around were consecutively enrolled in a public hospital between April 2015 and August 2016. Read More

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October 2018
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Emergency Department Presentation of a New-Onset Seizure: A Case Report.

Adv Emerg Nurs J 2018 Oct/Dec;40(4):260-266

College of Nursing, Seattle University, Washington.

A seizure is a symptom of brain dysfunction, resulting in 1.6 million emergency department visits each year. The evaluation of new seizures in the emergency department is a process looking for triggers of seizures such as toxins, mass lesions, or metabolic derangements. Read More

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October 2018
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Follicular carcinoma arising in a large ectopic lingual thyroid: a case report and review of literature.

J Surg Case Rep 2018 Oct 22;2018(10):rjy196. Epub 2018 Oct 22.

Department of Surgery, Makassed General Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon.

Ectopic lingual thyroid has been described, however, follicular carcinoma arising within it is an extremely rare entity with only 40 cases reported in the literature. Lingual thyroid carcinoma is undistinguishable from benign enlargement of lingual thyroid, the later should also be differentiated from many oropharyngeal pathologies including but not limited to thyroglossal duct cyst, lipoma, dermoid cyst and salivary gland tumors. Ectopic lingual nature of thyroid tissue can be diagnosed with scintigraphy scan; however, malignant transformation confirms just after pathological examination. Read More

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October 2018
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Infantile Dermoid Cyst in the Lateral Wall of the Cavernous Sinus: A Case Report and Literature Review.

NMC Case Rep J 2018 Oct 20;5(4):111-113. Epub 2018 Sep 20.

Department of Neurosurgery, Sendai Medical Center, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan.

Dermoid tumors originating from the cavernous sinus are typically intradural, and thus, presentation with ophthalmoplegia is uncommon. Infantile dermoid tumors originating from the interdural space of the lateral wall of the cavernous sinus are also very rare. We herein present a 4-year-old infantile case of a dermoid cyst that was embedded in the lateral wall of the cavernous sinus. Read More

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October 2018

Septate Dermoid Cyst Mimicking Septate Lacrimal Sac Diverticulum.

Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg 2018 Oct 9. Epub 2018 Oct 9.

Govindram Seksaria Institute of Dacryology, L.V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India.

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October 2018

Immune thrombocytopenia in the setting of ovarian dermoid cysts: implications for diagnosis and management.

Intern Med J 2018 Oct;48(10):1275-1276

Department of Haematology, St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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October 2018
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Enterobacter Meningitis Due To Dermoid Cyst Manipulation.

Iran J Child Neurol 2018 ;12(4):169-177

Department of Pediatrics, Bouali Children's Hospital, School of Medicine, Ardabil University of Medical Sciences, Ardabil, Iran.

Gram-negative meningitis can occurssubsequent to dura-arachnoid barrier disruption because of trauma, surgery and rarely an infected dermoid cyst. Association of neurosurgical procedures with Gram-negative meningitis was described for the first time in 1940. Intracranial infections from gram-negative bacilli like are serious and difficult to treat as many antibiotics fail to achieve bactericidal concentrations in the cerebrospinal fluid. Read More

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January 2018
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Robotic Neck Surgery in the Pediatric Population.

JSLS 2018 Jul-Sep;22(3)

Division of Endocrine and Oncological Surgery, Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA.

Introduction: Thyroid, parathyroid, and thymus surgeries are traditionally performed via a cervical approach. However, robot-assisted procedures can provide a safe alternative for neck surgeries. We report our experiences with robotic transaxillary and retroauricular approaches in pediatric patients. Read More

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December 2018
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Delleman syndrome: A case report from West Africa - features and the challenges of management.

Niger Postgrad Med J 2018 Jul-Sep;25(3):191-194

Department of Radiology, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria.

Delleman syndrome is a rare congenital disorder. We report an 8-month old female with a history of a fleshy mass covering the left eye since birth. Examination revealed poor vision in the left eye, an upper lid coloboma and an epibulbar dermoid with a large area of alopecia and scalp hypoplasia involving the left frontoparietal region. Read More

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September 2018
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Pediatric Periocular Dermoid Cysts: Incidence, Clinical Characteristics, and Surgical Outcomes.

Ophthalmic Epidemiol 2018 Sep 27:1-4. Epub 2018 Sep 27.

a Department of Ophthalmology , Mayo Clinic , Rochester , MN , USA.

Purpose: To report the incidence, clinical findings, and surgical outcomes of periocular dermoid cysts diagnosed among children over a 20-year period.

Methods: All patients ≤5 years of age, who were diagnosed with a periocular dermoid cyst in Olmsted County, Minnesota from 1986 to 2005 were reviewed to determine the population incidence, clinical presentation, and management outcomes.

Results: A total of 54 children were diagnosed with a periocular dermoid cyst during the 20-year period, yielding a birth incidence of 1 in 638 live births. Read More

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September 2018
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Spinal Dermoid Cyst with Spontaneous Rupture into the Syrinx Cavity Alone.

World Neurosurg 2018 Oct 3;118:e395-e404. Epub 2018 Jul 3.

Department of Neurosurgery, Beijing Tiantan Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing; and China National Clinical Research Center for Neurological Diseases (NCRC-ND), Beijing, China. Electronic address:

Objective: Spinal dermoid cysts are uncommon tumors, and their spontaneous rupture into the syrinx cavity alone is extremely rare. The treatment strategy for this condition has not been described.

Methods: We report 4 patients with lumbar spinal dermoid cysts and spontaneous rupture. Read More

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October 2018
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Safety and Efficacy of Laparoscopic Oophorocystectomy for Ovarian Dermoid Cyst Associated With Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia.

Gynecol Minim Invasive Ther 2018 Jan-Mar;7(1):27-30. Epub 2018 Feb 16.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mie University School of Medicine, Tsu, Mie, Japan.

Ovarian dermoid cysts (ODCs) are the most common benign tumors in young women, but autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA) induced by ODC is rare. We report the first case of ODC-associated AIHA with improvement after laparoscopic oophorocystectomy. An 18-year-old nulliparous woman was diagnosed with a left ODC that was 7 cm in diameter. Read More

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February 2018
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Sebaceous carcinoma arising within an ovarian mature cystic teratoma: A case report with discussion of clinical management and genetic evaluation.

Gynecol Oncol Rep 2018 Nov 29;26:37-40. Epub 2018 Aug 29.

Department of Pathology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, United States.

Sebaceous carcinomas are rare tumors, with the majority of described cases occurring within the eyelid. To date, there are nine documented reports of sebaceous carcinoma arising within a mature cystic teratoma of the ovary. Although the majority of cases originate from idiopathic mutations, there exists a strong association between this rare tumor and hereditary syndromes of DNA mismatch repair deficiency, such as Lynch syndrome and the lesser-known Muir-Torre syndrome. Read More

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November 2018
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Atypical MRI and Histopathological Findings in Dermoid Cyst.

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

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January 2018
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Multilobular dermoid cyst of the orbit.

Orbit 2018 Sep 14:1-3. Epub 2018 Sep 14.

a Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute , Columbia University Medical Center , New York , New York , USA.

Dermoid cysts are histologically defined as surface epithelium encapsulating an inner lumen. They are well described in the literature as discrete, single masses, either circumscribed or dumbbell-shaped, with or without a longstanding fistula. Chronic granulomatous inflammation is often a feature of dermoid cysts, contributing to local soft tissue and bony destruction. Read More

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September 2018

Holmes' or functional tremor?

Clin Neurophysiol Pract 2018 21;3:104-106. Epub 2018 Apr 21.

Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Neurophysiopathology, Pisa University Medical School, Pisa, Italy.

Objective: Holmes tremor is a rare kind of hyperkinetic movement disorder, clinically characterized by irregular, monolateral, high-amplitude jerks, sharing a quite similar frequency with those observed in Parkinson's disease; its generation likely relies on a combined involvement of cerebello-thalamic and nigrostriatal pathways.

Methods: We report the case of a man with a combined resting-postural-kinetic tremor. Neuroimaging revealed an intracranial dermoid cyst at the right pontocerebellar angle with brainstem dislocation. Read More

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Goldenhar Syndrome - ophthalmologist's perspective.

Rom J Ophthalmol 2018 Apr-Jun;62(2):96-104

Emergency Eye Hospital, Bucharest, Romania.

Goldenhar syndrome (oculo-auriculo-vertebral dysplasia, OAVS) is a rare, congenital disease arising from the abnormal development of the first and second branchial arches. The incidence is between 1:3500 and 1:5600, with a male: female ratio of 3:2. The etiopathogenesis is multifactorial and dependent on genetic and environmental factors but there are still many unknown aspects. Read More

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September 2018
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Inclusion Cysts after Fetal Spina Bifida Repair: A Third Hit?

Fetal Diagn Ther 2018 Sep 10:1-7. Epub 2018 Sep 10.

Department of Pediatric Surgery, University Children's Hospital Zurich, Zürich, Switzerland.

Introduction: Fetal spina bifida repair (fSBR) has proven effective in the reversibility of hindbrain herniation, lower rate of shunt-dependent hydrocephalus, and independent ambulation. Besides distinct advantages, there are also concerns related to fSBR. One of these is the postnatal occurrence of inclusion cysts (IC). Read More

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September 2018
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Dermoid and Epidermoid Cysts of Scalp: Case Series of 234 Consecutive Patients.

World Neurosurg 2018 Dec 3;120:119-124. Epub 2018 Sep 3.

Division of Neurosurgery, IRCCS Istituto Giannina Gaslini, Genoa, Italy.

Background: Dermoid and epidermoid cysts are among the most frequent lesions of the scalp in the pediatric population. Optimal management of a suspected dermoid or epidermoid cyst in children is debated: Some authors advocate conservative management on the basis of the benign histology of these entities, while others prefer surgical excision.

Objective: Our objective is to demonstrate that excision of dermoid and epidermoid cysts is a safe procedure and that early surgery is effective in preventing potential complications related to cyst growth. Read More

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December 2018
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Sublingual cysts of different entities in an infant - A case report and literature review.

Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 2018 Oct 2;113:260-265. Epub 2018 Aug 2.

Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Corporate Member of Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Berlin Institute of Health, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin, Germany. Electronic address:

Background: Congenital cysts and fistulas of the neck are common in children, often located in the head and neck area. Belonging to the group of tumor-like conditions, dermoid and epidermoid cysts are dysontogenetic lesions with seldom multiple co-occurrences in infants.

Case Report: We report on a nine-month-old female with a persisting congenital fistula of the tongue. Read More

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October 2018
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Struma ovarii - ultrasound features of a rare tumor mimicking ovarian cancer.

Med Ultrason 2018 Aug;20(3):355-361

Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics Charles University in Prague-First Faculty of Medicine and Hospital Na Bulovce, Czech Republic.

Aims: To describe the ultrasound features of benign struma ovarii that often mimic ovarian cancer in the background of complex clinical and histopathological pictures.

Material And Methods: We retrospectively identified patients with histologically confirmed benign struma ovarii, treated in our institution between 2003-2016 with complete imaging, clinical, nd histopathological data available. Ultrasound findings were drawn from images, and reports using terms and definitions of the International Ovarian Tumor Analysis group and pattern recognition description was applied. Read More

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August 2018
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Dermoid cyst with cerebellar meningoencephalocele at different locations accompanied by posterior fossa abnormalities: case report.

Sao Paulo Med J 2018 Aug 23. Epub 2018 Aug 23.

MD. Pathologist, Department of Pathology, Kayseri Education and Research Hospital, Kayseri, Turkey.

Context: Dermoid cysts are well-defined cysts containing sebaceous glands and dermal structures. In the literature, dermoid cysts and associated closure defects have been described in the same locations.

Case Report: In this case, a dermoid cyst was found at the base of the mouth with a coexisting closure defect in the occipital calvarium. Read More

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August 2018
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Transoral Dermoid Cyst Excision: A Multicenter Prospective Observational Study.

Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2018 Dec 28;159(6):981-986. Epub 2018 Aug 28.

2 Institute of Health Sciences, Gyeongsang National University, Jinju, South Korea.

Objective: Transoral surgery is becoming a preferred technique because it does not leave any scar after surgery. However, transoral surgery for a dermoid cyst of the oral cavity is not standardized yet, due to the anatomic complexity of this region. The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of a transoral dermoid cyst excision. Read More

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December 2018

Primary Intracranial Squamous Cell Carcinoma Arising De Novo: A Case Report and Review of the Literature.

World Neurosurg 2018 Dec 23;120:372-381. Epub 2018 Aug 23.

Department of Radiology, The First Hospital of Jilin University, Changchun, Jilin, China. Electronic address:

Background: Primary intracranial squamous cell carcinoma (PISCC) is extremely rare, and most cases are caused by malignant changes in an epidermoid cyst or a dermoid cyst. We report a case of intracranial squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) that arose without a preexisting tumor. In addition, the literature on PISCC is reviewed. Read More

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December 2018
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Orbital dermoid cyst presenting as chronic osteomyelitis.

J AAPOS 2018 Dec 23;22(6):480-481.e1. Epub 2018 Aug 23.

Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus, Sankara Nethralaya, Medical Research Foundation, Chennai, India.

A dermoid cyst is a choristoma that arises from the displacement of ectoderm to a subcutaneous location along embryonic closure lines. Rarely dermoids have a deep intraorbital component that is connected to a superficial component through a defect in bone, also known as dumbbell dermoid. We report the case of a young boy who was misdiagnosed having chronic osteomyelitis of the zygoma, based on the clinical and radiological features. Read More

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December 2018
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Lacrimal gland tumors in Turkey: types, frequency, and outcomes.

Int J Ophthalmol 2018 18;11(8):1296-1302. Epub 2018 Aug 18.

Ocular Oncology Service, Wills Eye Hospital, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA.

Aim: To evaluate the clinical, radiological, and treatment features of lacrimal gland tumors.

Methods: Retrospective review of 99 eyes of 92 patients with lacrimal gland tumors diagnosed and managed in a single institution between January 1999 and March 2017. Clinical and radiological features, histopathology, treatment methods, and prognosis were evaluated. Read More

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August 2018
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[Implantation of VPS in the early postoperative period following removal of posterior cranial fossa tumors in children].

Zh Vopr Neirokhir Im N N Burdenko 2018;82(4):81-86

Burdenko Neurosurgical Institute, Moscow, Russia.

One of the main manifestations of posterior cranial fossa (PCF) tumors is the development of hydrocephalus (HC) symptoms that in most cases are the reason for examination and diagnosis [1, 2]. According to the literature, the rate of shunt surgery after removal of PCF tumors in the children's population is 18-40% [3-9]. Hydrocephalus remaining after removal of PCF tumor and requiring further treatment is called persistent hydrocephalus. Read More

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January 2018
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[Chemical peritonitis complicating the spontaneous rupture of a dermoid cyst of the ovary].

Rev Med Liege 2018 Jul;73(7-8):413-418

Service de Gynécologie-Obstétrique, CHR Citadelle, Université de Liège, Belgique.

Mature ovarian teratoma is the most frequent benign tumor in premenopausal women. It is usually asymptomatic but complications are possible such as adnexal torsion, infection, malignant transformation or cystic rupture. The latter can be spontaneous or more often occurs during surgery of excision of dermoid cyst. Read More

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July 2018
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Lamellar keratoplasty using femtosecond laser intrastromal lenticule for limbal dermoid: case report and literature review.

J Int Med Res 2018 Nov 8;46(11):4753-4759. Epub 2018 Aug 8.

1 Department of Ophthalmology, the First Hospital of Jilin University, Changchun, China.

Small incision refractive lenticule extraction (SMILE) is a femtosecond laser technique to correct myopia and myopic astigmatism. Herein, we report a technique where intrastromal lenticule obtained from the SMILE procedure served as a graft for lamellar keratoplasty in the management of a limbal dermoid. An 18-year-old woman presented to the clinic with a corneal-limbal mass in the right eye. Read More

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November 2018
15 Reads
1.090 Impact Factor

Naso-Septal Tuberculosis Mimicking Dermoid in a 3-Year old Child.

Iran J Otorhinolaryngol 2018 Jul;30(99):231-235

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi, India.

Introduction: Tuberculosis is a communicable disease caused by mycobacterium tuberculosis that primarily affects the lungs. Primary tuberculosis of the nose in the pediatric age group is rare. The diagnosis of this common entity in the present case was challenging. Read More

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Correlation of ultrasound features and the Risk of Ovarian Malignancy Algorithm score for different histopathological subtypes of benign adnexal masses.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2018 Aug;97(31):e11762

Department of Obstetrics Gynecology, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy.

Ovarian masses are one of the most frequently identified entities in gynecological practice. Early differential diagnosis is a key factor in the medical management of each patient. Transvaginal ultrasound along with additional preoperative testing, such as serum cancer antigen 125 (CA-125) levels and the Risk of Ovarian Malignancy Algorithm (ROMA) score, usually provide sufficient information for a presumptive diagnosis. Read More

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August 2018
55 Reads
5.723 Impact Factor

Dermoid Cysts of the Anterior Fontanel in Adults.

J Neurosci Rural Pract 2018 Jul-Sep;9(3):448-449

Department of Surgery, Kauvery Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

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