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I had a ct scan that showed a fat filled ovarian dermoid cyst & the vaginal us said it was fluid filled. which one is accurate?

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Dr. Stephen Pappachen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Probably CT scan: Generally speaking, the ultrasound is a better study for the gyn structures. However, my personal experience is that the ct scan is better at picking up acute inflammatory processes such as these.

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Last updated Jul 20, 2012

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