Dermoid cysts are non-cancerous cavities under the skin filled with normal tissue present in the outer layer of the skin. This cavity forms a mass that is sometimes visible at birth or in early infancy .It may not be seen in later years. These dermoid cysts are usually found on neck, face, eyelids and nose or anywhere in body.Age/sex group affected by Dermoid cysts
Dermoid cysts can affect people of all ages, and both the sexes are equally affected.
No racial predilection is apparent.
•Congenital defect that occur during embryonic development.
•Trapped structure of skin during fetal development.
•Painless or painful or inflamed
•Cyst under the outer layer of skin
•Cyst grow and changes in color
•Cyst moveable under the skin
•Complete case history
•CT and MRI examination
•Metastatic carcinoma of the skin
•Metastatic neoplasm of the oral cavity
•Pilar cyst (Trichilemmal cyst )
Its prognosis is good if the early diagnoses can be treated completely with surgical excision, and no further complications leads to complete recovery.
• Rupture of spinal dermoid cyst if during surgery can lead to dissemination of fatty droplets in the cerebrospinal fluid.
• Spinal subdural abscesses are possible complication.
• Intralingual dermoid cyst can lead to deglutition and speech problem.
• It can also transform into malignant melanomas.
•Keep area away from trauma.
•After surgery keep good care from infection.
•Eliminate caffeine and alcohol.
•Reduce sugar intake.
•Eat food rich in vitamin B.
•Cysts, sarcomas and warts.
•Cysts in the axilla
•Pain in the axillary nodes that are swollen
•Voluptuous sensation in the genitals
•Tissue swelling with induration and puncture
•Glands swelling and induration
•Cystic tumors, sebaceous cysts
•Tumors and cancers
•Cyst on the wrist
•Coloration mottled or marbled in the extremities.
•Browning on the back of the hands and inner thighs.