Bilateral ovarian mature cystic teratomas
Chronic dull aching lower abdominal pain
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Bilateral ovarian cystic masses are seen larger on the left side, both are containing fat anteriorly, fluid posteriorly, fat fluid level and tooth-like calcifications.
This case illustrates the typical CT features of ovarian dermoid with various components of fat anteriorly ( very low attenuation), fluid posteriorly, and between the two densities straight line of fat fluid level, It is bilateral in 10-15% of cases.
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