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dermoid

 [der´moid]
1. skinlike.
2. a dermoid cyst.
dermoid cyst
1. a tumor of developmental origin consisting of a fibrous wall lined with stratified epithelium and containing hair follicles, sweat glands, sebaceous glands, nerve elements, and teeth; a teratoma. When these cysts occur in the ovary they may present no symptoms, but their long pedicles may cause twisting, resulting in acute abdominal pain. Treatment is surgical removal.
2. a benign teratoma of the ovary, found usually in young women, typically filled with sebaceous material and hair.

der·ma·toid

(der'mă-toyd),
1. Resembling skin. Synonym(s): dermoid (1)
2. Synonym(s): dermal

dermoid

(dûr′moid′)
adj.
Dermatoid.

der·ma·toid

(dĕr'mă-toyd)
1. Resembling skin.
Synonym(s): dermoid (1) .
2. Synonym(s): dermal.

der·moid cyst

(dĕr'moyd sist)
A tumor consisting of displaced ectodermal structures along lines of embryonic fusion, the wall being formed of epithelium-lined connective tissue, including skin appendages and containing keratin, sebum, teeth, and hair.
Synonym(s): dermoid tumor, dermoid (2) .

Dermoid

A skin-like benign growth that may appear on the ovary and resemble a cyst.
Mentioned in: Ovarian Cysts
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Laparoscopic right ovarian cystectomy was performed and intraoperative findings of right ovarian dermoid cyst were confirmed on histopathological examination.
A case report of a dermoid cyst undergoing papillary thyroid carcinoma transformation with follicular variant, accompanied with a literature review of 15 cases by Dane C.
Dermoid cysts in the region of the oral cavity are very rare; they are painless and grow slowly, but when they reach certain dimensions, they may disturb chewing, swallowing, and cause troubles with breathing.
No matter how rare they are, dermoid cysts should be considered in the differential diagnosis of lesions in the postauricular region.
Our findings are consistent with Chinda et al.19 In our study, Dermoid cystic lesions were most frequent benign tumors, comprising of 10% followed by epidermoid cysts (3%), simple cysts (1.8%) and sebaceous cysts (1.8%).
Short-term morbidity and longterm recurrence rate of ovarian dermoid cysts treated by laparoscopy versus laparotomy.
Dermoid cysts account for over 40% of all orbital lesions of childhood and for 89% of all orbital cystic lesions of childhood that need biopsy or surgical removal [8].
dermoid plug (5 cases--62.5%), cystic mass with multiple linear hyperechogenic surfaces i.e.
Teratomas, habitually named dermoid cyst, predominantly occur in young women.
Other causes include pseudotumours (2 cases, i.e., 8%) Figure 1, posttraumatic retrobulbar haemorrhage (1 case, i.e., 4%) Figure 2, dermoid (1 case, i.e., 4%) Figure 3, and luxated globe (1 case, i.e., 4%).