Image Question-13


What is the diagnosis of the Following IMAGE?



A. Brenner Tumor

B. Fibroma of Ovary

C. Pseudomyxoma peritonei

D. Ovarian dermoid cyst



Tip of the iceberg. Transverse (A) and long (B) views of transabdominal pelvic ultrasound showing a left ovarian dermoid cyst with echogenic components fading into the acoustic shadow. In (B), the size of the dermoid is better appreciated. (C) Iceberg. By Created by Uwe Kils (iceberg) and User:Wiska Bodo (sky). [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/ copyleft/fdl.html) or CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)], via Wikimedia Commons.

Tip of the iceberg sign – characteristic appearances of an ovarian dermoid cyst.


Superficial part of the cyst is seen.

Echogenic cyst contents of sebum and hair, they cause marked posterior acoustic attenuation


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