Ovarian dermoid cyst: with torsion

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle


Adolescent girl with intermittent pelvic pain.

Patient Data

Age: 11 years
Gender: Female

Plain film, ultrasound and surgical specimen from a torsed ovarian dermoid cyst. Plain films show some irregular calcific densities in left hemipelvis which appear tooth like.


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

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Case information

rID: 20900
Published: 20th Dec 2012
Last edited: 15th Oct 2020
System: Gynaecology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included