Dermoid cyst of the ovary

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou


Left lower abdominal pain and disturbed menstruation

Patient Data

Age: 25 years old
Gender: Female
Modality: Ultrasound

Transabdominal ultrasonography reveals complex heterogenous cyst posterior to the uterus and contains turbid and echogenic contents. The right ovary is visualized.

Modality: CT

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
Case created: 3rd Jun 2013
Last edited: 5th Oct 2016
System: Gynaecology
Tag: ovary
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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