Thursday, July 7, 2011

Dermoid Mesh Sign

The dermoid mesh sign is a specific sign for an ovarian teratoma on ultrasound, appearing as a tangle of entwined linear interfaces that represent hair fibers floating in the cyst.

Special thanks to Dr. Hansel Otero and Tufts Medical Center for the images.


Malde HM, Kedar RP, Chadha D, Nayak S. Dermoid mesh: a sonographic sign of ovarian teratoma. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1992 Dec;159(6):1349-50.

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