Dot dash pattern (ovarian dermoid cyst)

Last revised by Dr Bahman Rasuli on 07 Sep 2019

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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