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Does a dermoid ovarian cyst always include hair, teeth, skin etc? Just had one removed and doc said it needed to come out, why would that be?

Does a dermoid ovarian cyst always include hair, teeth, skin etc? Just had one removed and doc said it needed to come out, why would that be?

Usually: Dermoid cysts contain mature tissues and include one or more of those tissues but not all are always present. It needs to be removed because it will not go away on it's own, could possibly grow larger or even twist upon itself resulting in the need for emergency surgery. If these cysts rupture and spill their contents into the abdomen, peritonitismay develop. ...Read more

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Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


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Cyst with hair skin and teeth?

Cyst with hair skin and teeth?

Teratoma: Also known as a dermoid cyst. These contain mature skin cells and often have skin, hair, nails, sweat glands... In them. Most are benign and are removed as a precaution. ...Read more

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Why do ovarian cysts sometimes contain hair and teeth?

Why do ovarian cysts sometimes contain hair and teeth?

Ovarian cysts: If this was a dermoid cyst of the ovary, it is ectodermal or skin tissue in origin, just like where hair and teeth come from. Therefore, it can develop hair and teeth in the cyst. Hope this answers your question. ...Read more

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Can tumors contain hair and teeth?

Can tumors contain hair and teeth?

No not eactly teeth: Am aware of teeth like structure. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can vellus hair cysts be treated?

How can vellus hair cysts be treated?

Folliculitic????: Are these cysts infectious? Treatment depends upon infectious or non infectious nature of these cysts. ...Read more

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What would cause my hair, teeth and tongue to itch ?

What would cause my hair, teeth and tongue to itch ?

Allergic reaction: Itching is typically due to a local irriation or a allergic reaction. The allergic reaction can be topical (on the skin) or it can be more systemic. Involving the tongue and the hair, it is more likely systemic reaction to something in your environment. Does it occur in certain situations or certain places? Pinpointing the circumstances with a doctor will find the cause and treat it appropriately. ...Read more

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I've got tiny cysts under my armpit beside where hair grows, but I have a large dark purple one that bleeds when pushed what is it?

I've got tiny cysts under my armpit beside where hair grows, but I have a large dark purple one that bleeds when pushed what is it?

Your: description without benefit of examination is consistent with Hidradenitis suppurative. The draining nodule may need excision to prevent from tunneling and connecting other lesions. Sweat and stress may make it worse and topical antibiotics may be helpful. Seen your physician. ...Read more