Dermoid Cyst

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How can a 4 cm dermoid ovarian cyst be treated?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 34 year old female, and I had my right ovary and tube removed during C-section, due to a 4.5 cm dermoid cyst. The cyst was found during an ultrasound scan, five years back. The surgeon said a cystectomy was no possible because the cyst had completely replaced the ovary. Could you p...  Read Full »

Dr. Parth R Goswami

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your attached reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Let me tell you, your right-sided cyst was having benign germ cell tumor that is a dermoid cyst, which is called as a mature cystic teratoma. Such a cyst is filled with cheesy mate...  Read Full »

How to help my daughter who has a swollen pinhole on nasal bridge?

Query: Hello doctor, My daughter has had a pin hole from birth on the bridge of her nose. We asked her pediatrician and she said with time it will fade away, but I have been researching because white stuff comes out from the tiny hole. Now she is 4 years and it starts to swell up and it is red and tender...  Read Full »

Dr. B Vageesh Padiyar

ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to This is definitely a dermoid cyst sinus. This lesion typically presents as a small opening (sinus) at birth and as the child grows the wall lining in the cyst accumulates sebaceous material which can get secondarily infected, resulting in swelling and then a discharge. ...  Read Full »

Are fat deposits in ovaries something serious?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 54-year-old female. I bled a drop yesterday, so went to the gynecologist. She examined me and told me that I had cervical polyps. She also asked me to do a TVS. I did it today and she told me that there were fat deposits on my ovaries. What does it mean? Is it cancer? Please ex...  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Cardiologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to No, it does not mean cancer. Normally, there is some fat deposition around the ovaries and it is normal to have. You please attach the report so that I can have look at technical terms used, other organs and specific diagnosis mentioned in the report. Otherwise, from...  Read Full »

Please interpret MRI taken for lower abdominal pain and gas problem.

Query: Hello doctor,I have left side lower abdominal pain and gas problem. I need a radiologist to interpret my MRI scan results. The laboratory tests performed was blood test in which CA 125 was elevated to 59.   Read Full »

Dr. Chitrangada

Radiodiagnosis Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Your MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) pelvis reveals (attachment removed to protect patient identity) a well defined hypo-intense lesion in the right adnexa from which right ovary is seen separately, and is likely to be an endometrioma. It shows mild homogenous enhancem...  Read Full »

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