Dermoid cysts / cystic teratomas

Dermoid cyst with a calcification seen on plain X ray that was misinterpreted as a ureteric stone

Clinical Info

Left flank pain

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Dermoid cyst with a calcification seen on plain X ray that was misinterpreted as a ureteric stone

Initial plain abdominal film
Initial plain abdominal film
No dilatation of the left kidney (there is a small cyst)
No dilatation of the left kidney (there is a small cyst)
No stone in the ureter at the level of the iliac vessels
No stone in the ureter at the level of the iliac vessels

Dermoid cyst with a calcification seen on plain X ray that was misinterpreted as a ureteric stone

A control plain abdominal film shows the calcification in a more lateral position
A control plain abdominal film shows the calcification in a more lateral position

A repeated ultrasound examination showed a large dermoid cyst on the left side and a small dermoid cyst with calcification on the right side

Dermoid cyst on the left side
Dermoid cyst on the left side
Dermoid cyst on the left side
Dermoid cyst on the left side
Dermoid cyst on the left side
Dermoid cyst on the left side
Small dermoid cyst with calcification on the right side
Small dermoid cyst with calcification on the right side

A repeated ultrasound examination showed a large dermoid cyst on the left side and a small dermoid cyst with calcification on the right side. CT scan showing both dermoid cysts.

Dermoid cyst with calcification on the left side
Dermoid cyst with calcification on the left side
Small dermoid cyst with calcification on the right side
Small dermoid cyst with calcification on the right side

Details

  • Sex: Female
  • Age: 51
  • Body part: Ovaries and urinary tract

Created with

  • Hitachi Ultrasound System