A Dermoid Cyst or teratoma in the ovary typically contains a diversity of tissues including hair, teeth, bone, thyroid, etc. Teratomas arise from germ cells, which are the cells that go on to later develop into a person’s gametes (such as sperm and...
In a necropolis in Spain, archaeologists have found the remains of a Roman woman who died in her 30s with a calcified tumor in her pelvis, a bone and four deformed teeth embedded within it. Picture is a close-up view of the two teeth still attached to the tumor.
The ovarian mass that contains fat, sebum, and teeth is the: Answer:http://www.studypk.com/…/ardms-exam-review-questions-quiz-…/ a.** Cystic teratoma** b. Fibroma c. Mucinous cystadenoma d. Yolk sac tumor
: Mature cystic teratoma in a 48-year-old woman. Transvaginal US scan demonstrates a complex cystic ovarian mass (calipers). A portion of the mass consists of fluid with hyperechoic lines and dots (arrows) and has been termed dermoid mesh. The mass contains a hyperechoic solid-appearing area (*), also typical of a teratoma.
Teratoma with fully formed tooth and hair. A teratoma is an encapsulated tumor with tissue or organ components, which whilst normal in themselves, may be quite different from surrounding tissues. Teratomas have been reported to contain hair, teeth, bone and, very rarely, more complex organs and body parts such as eyes, hands, feet, or other appendages. This particular teratoma consists of a tooth and hair which have formed inside an ovary. UCL Pathology Collections: Photograph Gemma Angel.