A 32-year-old member asked:
What are the signs and symptoms of a dermoid cyst?
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Lump under skin: A dermoid cyst usually looks like a lump underneath the skin. Sometimes in the middle there is a little pit. Occasionally dermoid cysts get infected and look red and enflamed. Antibiotics or surgical drainage is necessary in this situation.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Can you tell me which are the signs of a dermoid cyst?
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Surgical Oncology 64 years experience
Cyst with hair, bone: A dermoid cyst is a saclike growth that is present at birth, but may not be noticeable until much later. It contains structures such as hair, fluid, teeth or skin glands that can be found on or in the skin. They grow slowly and are not tender unless ruptured. They usually occur on the face, inside the skull, on the lower back and commonly in the ovaries. :
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Last updated Nov 28, 2014
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