dermoid cyst

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Related to dermoid tumor: dermoid cyst, Desmoid tumor, ovarian dermoid
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Noun1.dermoid cyst - a cystic tumor (usually benign) with a wall lined with epithelium and a cavity containing other material
cyst - a closed sac that develops abnormally in some body structure
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We present a case of a pelvic mass that was initially thought to be a right-sided ovarian dermoid tumor, but, after surgical removal and pathologic analysis, was found to be a chronic abscess containing an endometrioma, the right adnexa, and an autoamputated vermiform appendix.
Kirschbaum, "Steatocystoma multiplex: a dermoid tumor," The Journal of Investigative Dermatology, vol.