Dot dash pattern

The dot-dash pattern (dermoid mesh) is one of the characteristic sonographic appearances of an ovarian dermoid cyst. It refers to the short and long echogenic lines which are often seen within a dermoid cyst and are due to the presence of hair.

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rID: 19029
System: Gynaecology
Section: Signs
Tag: cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Dot-dash pattern
  • Dot and dash pattern
  • Dermoid mesh

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