Ovarian dermoid cyst

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou

Presentation

Right iliac fossa pain.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Female
Modality: MRI

Right ovarian lesion displays bright signal in T1 and T2 and suppressed signal in STIR denoting fat content.

Left sided uterine rounded lesion exhibits isointense signal in T1 and hypointense singal in T2 representing interstitial myoma.

Case Discussion

Fat suppression technique e.g. STIR and FAT SAT are used to differentiate between ovarian dermoid cyst and hemorrhagic cyst as dermoid cyst contains fat and its signal will be suppressed in fat suppression.

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Case Information

rID: 22606
Case created: 10th Apr 2013
Last edited: 22nd Jan 2016
System: Gynaecology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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