A 33-year-old female asked:
Is it likely that my small ovarian dermoid cyst could turn cancerous from the pelvic ct scan i had to look at it?
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Pediatrics 34 years experience
No: One CT scan (CAT scan) does not turn a cyst into a cancerous cyst. If a cyst were to be found cancerous, it would be cancerous by its own destiny and not by a CT scan.
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