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Dermoid Cyst Removal (cont.)

Medical Treatment

To remove a dermoid cyst, the doctor will clean the area over which the cyst is located, inject a local anesthetic, and make an incision directly over the cyst and attempt remove it completely.

Outlook

Barring the possible complications associated with any operation, removal of a dermoid cyst usually results in complete recovery.

Medically reviewed by Norman Levine, MD; American Board of Dermatology


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/29/2014
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