J AAPOS 2017 Feb 9;21(1):44-47. Epub 2017 Jan 9.
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa; Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa. Electronic address:
: To evaluate the clinical characteristics and role of imaging in the evaluation of dermoid cysts and to determine predictors of cyst rupture during surgical excision of dermoid cysts.Methods
: In this single-center, consecutive, nonrandomized comparative case series, the records of consecutive patients with suspected dermoid cysts who underwent surgery between January 1, 2000, and December 31, 2014, were reviewed retrospectively for demographic information, clinical findings, preoperative imaging, surgical details, and pathology reports.Results
: A total of 100 patients were included. Read More