• surgery
  • Dermoid ovarian cysts which are larger present complications which might require removal by either laparoscopy or laparotomy (traditional surgery). (wikipedia.org)
  • Thought
  • Spinal dermoid cysts are benign ectopic growths thought to be a consequence of embryology errors during neural tube closure. (wikipedia.org)
  • cells
  • Dermoid cysts originate from totipotential germ cells (which are present at birth) that differentiate abnormally, developing characteristics of mature dermal cells. (wikipedia.org)