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Benign cystic teratoma (dermoid cyst) was managed laparoscopically in 25 cases (16 cyst excisions and 9 oophorectomies). Surgical procedures to avoid spill during ovarian cystectomy and oophorectomy were developed (14 cases). This series demonstrates a gradual evolution in surgical technique. Surgical outcome was good in all cases, complications were rare,… (More)
The third reported case of pelvic gliomatosis found within foci of endometriosis is documented 16 years after the removal of a benign cystic teratoma. Grossly at laparoscopy the lesions appear as typical deep fibrotic endometriotic implants.