Ovarian dermoid cyst: with torsion

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle


Adolescent girl with intermittent pelvic pain.

Patient Data

Age: 11
Gender: Female

Plain film, ultrasound and surgical specimen from a torted ovarian dermoid cyst. Plain films show some irregular calcific densities in left hemipelvis.


A well depicted dermoid cyst, with calcified tooth, fat and soft tissue contents.

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Case information

rID: 20900
Case created: 20th Dec 2012
Last edited: 11th Feb 2016
System: Gynaecology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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