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A 33-year-old female asked:

Confused - is a dermoid cyst on the outside or inside of the ovary? ultrasound results say "within" or "in".

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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 34 years experience
It arises: from the ovary, the semantics are less important than recognizing the diagnostic features, because it is benign.
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