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Dermoid Cyst (Hairy Polyp) of the Head and Neck

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

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Description:

Dermoid cysts of the head and neck are rare benign tumors that contain derivatives of mesoderm and ectoderm. Mature teratomas have elements from the 3 embryonic layers (including endoderm) rather than the 2 seen with the dermoid cyst.

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