Doctor insights on:
Dermoid Cyst Excision
Infection: If a sebaceous cyst ruptures, there is more risk that it will become infected. Ideally, sebaceous cysts should usually be excised before they get so large that they rupture. If they get infected, they should usually be surgically drained and packed with gauze to control the infection. Antibiotics usually are needed. Surgical excision is often advisable after control of the infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Possible removal: Once an ovarian dermoid is removed , especially in the younger patient, follow up ultrasonography is required. The incidence of recurrent dermoid cysts in a pediatric and adolescent population following ovarian cystectomy is 10.6% where only 3% will recur and require further surgical management. Eventually all are cured ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See gynecologist : A dermoid cyst often does not cause pain but may need go be removed to rule out malignancy. Benign cysts are often painful, at least intermittently. You should be evaluated by a gynecologist and have a through evaluation and possible exploration. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually none: If you are referring to ovarian dermoid cysts, most are asymptomatic and are found incidentally at surgical procedures or on imaging with CT scans or ultrasounds. Almost all are benign. However, they can become painful from hemorrhage or twisting and can prompt emergent removal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had a dermoid cyst removed in february, can I request further information about the cyst i had removed?
Yes: Ask your surgeon or your personal doctor for the pathological report. ...Read more
Quick healing: A dermoid cyst is a saclike growth that is present at birth. It contains structures such as hair, fluid, teeth or skin glands that can be found on or in the skin. They grow slowly and are not tender unless ruptured. Surgical removal is performed when a cyst becomes painful or inflammed.or begins enlarging. If ovarian in origin, laparoscopic resection is employed and recovery is fast. ...Read more
Based on location: Not sure whether you refer to dermoid cyst of cranium or of ovary .In brain , based on the location and the symptoms the course of action -sy is decided. If close to the brain stem region -lower part , potential for getting infected causing meningitis is there. Similarly rupture can end up even fatally proceded by seizures, severe head ache. Maligant transformation is possible too. Consult sy/gyn. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- What is recovery time after surgery to remove a dermoid cyst?
- Dermoid cyst
- How to prevent dermoid ovarian cysts?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Is an ovarian dermoid cyst a baby?
- Dermoid cyst pictures with teeth
- Dermoid ovarian cyst weight gain
- Dermoid ovarian cyst that is calcified
- Talk to a dermatologist online