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Dermoid cyst of the ovary is a common benign condition. It is usually asymptomatic but can present with pain, mass, hormone related symptoms or paraneoplastic syndrome. Hair is a common morphological component of the dermoid cyst; however, it rarely manifests as a presenting complain. We report a case, who presented with the complaints of hair coming out through her anal orifice for a year. Ultrasound and computed tomography scan revealed a dermoid cyst of the right ovary adherent to the rectum. Surgical removal showed hair coming out of the cyst. Primary repair of the defect in rectal wall was performed which resulted in resolution of the symptoms.
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Name: JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association
This is a rare case of a patient presenting with epileptic seizures and headaches who was diagnosed with spontaneous intracerebral dermoid cyst rupture via radiographic imagery, and rupture was confir...
Dermoid cysts are benign lesions lined by keratinizing squamous epithelium that also contain epidermal adnexa (hair follicles, hair shafts, sebaceous glands, and both apocrine and eccrine sweat glands...
Up to 10% of midline nasal dermoid cysts have intracranial extension. Previous techniques of excision include frontal and frontonasal craniotomies via a coronal approach, combined with a direct cutane...
Dermoid cysts are rare, benign neoplasms that develop when ectodermal tissue is ectopically included during neural tube closure. Only 0.7% to 1.8% of dermoid cysts occur intracranially, and these make...
Pilonidal dermoid cyst surgery under general anesthesia and regional anesthesia techniques is used.regional anesthesia techniques; spinal, epidural, spinal epidural (combined) and is the l...
The aim of this study is to determine whether the use of progesterone only pills has a beneficial effect over the expectant management of functional ovarian cyst or not , through a sample ...
The purpose of this study is to determine whether prenatal ovarian cyst aspiration is effective and safe to prevent perinatal ovarian torsion.
Puberty and long-term ovarian function of patients with a ovarian prenatal cyst has not described to date.
Two hundred women aged from 20 to 35 years undergoing conservative laparoscopic treatment of ovarian endometriomas (either by drainage or cyst wall excision) were included. Participants we...
A tumor consisting of displaced ectodermal structures along the lines of embryonic fusion, the wall being formed of epithelium-lined connective tissue, including skin appendages, and containing keratin, sebum, and hair. (Stedman, 25th ed)
Cyst occurring in a persistent portion of the urachus, presenting as an extraperitoneal mass in the umbilical region. It is characterized by abdominal pain, and fever if infected. It may rupture, leading to peritonitis, or it may drain through the umbilicus.
A true cyst of the PANCREAS, distinguished from the much more common PANCREATIC PSEUDOCYST by possessing a lining of mucous EPITHELIUM. Pancreatic cysts are categorized as congenital, retention, neoplastic, parasitic, enterogenous, or dermoid. Congenital cysts occur more frequently as solitary cysts but may be multiple. Retention cysts are gross enlargements of PANCREATIC DUCTS secondary to ductal obstruction. (From Bockus Gastroenterology, 4th ed, p4145)
A form of retention cyst of the floor of the mouth, usually due to obstruction of the ducts of the submaxillary or sublingual glands, presenting a slowly enlarging painless deep burrowing mucocele of one side of the mouth. It is also called sublingual cyst and sublingual ptyalocele.
Cysts formed from epithelial inclusions in the lines of fusion of the embryonic processes which form the jaws. They include nasopalatine or incisive canal cyst, incisive papilla cyst, globulomaxillary cyst, median palatal cyst, median alveolar cyst, median mandibular cyst, and nasoalveolar cyst.
Pain is defined by the International Association for the Study of Pain as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage or described in terms of such damage”. Some illnesses can be excruci...
Endocrine disorders are grouped into two categories: hormone imbalance - when a gland produces too much or too little of an endocrine hormone development of lesions (such as nodules or tumors) in the endocrine system, which may or may not affect...