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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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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 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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Last updated Aug 25, 2016

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