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Dermoid cyst of the ovary

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou


Left lower abdominal pain and disturbed menstruation

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Female

Large complex cyst occupying the Douglas pouch and stretching the uterus anteriorly. It contains fat/fluid level with floating soft tissue mass giving the appearance of tip of iceberg sign. Also foci of calcification are noted. 

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Case information

rID: 23303
Published: 3rd Jun 2013
Last edited: 20th May 2020
System: Gynaecology
Tag: ovary
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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