Dermoid Cyst

Dermoid Cyst
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Background: 22 yr old patient presented with lower right sided abdominal pain. Investigations: Ultrasound showed a 6 cm right ovarian cyst. Normal blood tests. Treatment: Keyhole surgery to remove the cyst. Outcome: patient went home the following day with minimal pain medications. Patient seen at her 6 weeks post operative follow up with no concerns. […]

Background: 22 yr old patient presented with lower right sided abdominal pain.

Investigations: Ultrasound showed a 6 cm right ovarian cyst. Normal blood tests.

Treatment: Keyhole surgery to remove the cyst.

Outcome: patient went home the following day with minimal pain medications. Patient seen at her 6 weeks post operative follow up with no concerns. Test of the cyst showed a benign tumour of the ovary called dermoid cyst.

Picture shows the cyst getting extracted using a special bag. Hair can be seen in the cyst.

RANZCOGCalvary John James HospitalCanberra HospitalAustralian  National UniversityWomens HealthICS