Dermoid cyst - Laparoscopic Cystectomy


A 37 year old woman presented with a 45mm dermoid cyst.


This had been noted on a pelvic ultrasound in pregnancy. The size remained stable during pregnancy. The woman presented after the pregnancy.


A Laparoscopic Cystectomy was performed. The procedure is performed in 45 minutes.


The left ovary will gradually heal and go back to a normal appearance.

Left ovarian dermoid cyst

Opening the ovarian tissue to reveal the dermoid cyst

Further exposure of the dermoid cyst

Dermoid cyst wall next to uterus. The left ovary will continue to heal and return to a normal appearance