Dermoid cyst containing a tooth

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Dermoid cyst containing a tooth

  • This patient had a full set of teeth and no history of swallowing a tooth.
  • A recent ultrasound had shown a large ovarian dermoid cyst. Most of the cyst contained fatty tissue and hair, which are of low density and are not visible on the X-ray. The cyst also contains a tooth which is visible.

Dermoid cyst tooth

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Dermoid cyst tooth

  • A coned view of the pelvis was acquired which again shows the tooth.