Acta Scientific Women's Health (ASWH)(ISSN: 2582-3205)

Short Communication Volume 4 Issue 9

Typical MRI Appearance of a Dermoid Cyst

Yehouenou Tessi Romeo Thierry1*, Allali Nazik2, Chat Latifa2 and El Haddad Siham2

1Radiology Department, Ibn Sina Paediatric Teaching Hospital, Mohammed V University, Rabat, Morocco
2Professor, Radiology Department, Ibn Sina Paediatric Teaching Hospital, Mohammed V University, Rabat, Morocco

*Corresponding Author: Yehouenou Tessi Romeo Thierry, Radiology Department, Ibn Sina Paediatric Teaching Hospital, Mohammed V University, Rabat, Morocco.

Received: July 27, 2022; Published: August 22, 2022

Abstract

Mature cystic teratomas of the ovary, also known as dermoid cysts, are the most frequent benign ovarian tumors in young women with a characteristic appearance on imaging [1-3]. Their diagnosis is usually made on imaging by ultrasound, and confirmation by MRI and sometimes CT scan. It presents as a mass with a mixed fat and cystic component with calcifications and remnants of embryonic tissue in the form of a central nodule or Rokitansky protuberance (hair) [1,2]. Figure 1 shows a heterogeneous well-bounded oval formation with a liquid level in T1 hyposignal, T2 hypersignal and fat (in T1 and T2 hyper signal fading on the fat suppression sequence), with a heterogeneous central nodule containing a part in asignal (calcifications) and another in T1 iso signal and T2 hyper signal without enhancement after gadolinium injection.

Keywords:Ovarian; Dermoid; Cyst; Teratoma; MRI

References

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  2. Multani J and Kives S. “Dermoid cysts in adolescents”. Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 (2015): 315-319.
  3. Menke J and Schwarz A. “Ovarian dermoid cyst with teeth”. BMJ Case Report (2013).

Citation

Citation: Yehouenou Tessi Romeo Thierry., et al. “Typical MRI Appearance of a Dermoid Cyst". Acta Scientific Women's Health 4.9 (2022): 36-37.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2022 Yehouenou Tessi Romeo Thierry., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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