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What is the best treatment for ovarian dermoid cyst?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Surgical removal: Ovarian dermoid cysts also called teratomas are removed surgically. Usually this can be done laparoscopically and is called an ovarian cystectomy.
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What causes an ovarian dermoid cyst?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Embryonic cells: Ectodermal embryonic cells enclosed into the ovary at early formation "get activated" later in life producing dermoid cysts, that can contain hair and teeth when surgically removed and opened.
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