Surgical management of a large median dermoid cyst of the neck causing airway obstruction. A case report.

Research paper by Nick N Papadogeorgakis, Evagelos F EF Kalfarentzos, Christine C Vourlakou, Constantinos C Alexandridis

Indexed on: 25 Jul '09Published on: 25 Jul '09Published in: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery


Dermoid cysts of the floor of the mouth and submandibular space represent an unusual clinical entity.A case of an enlarged median dermoid cyst in a young female adult causing obstruction of the airway is reported.The need of an extraoral and intraoral incision for the removal of the cyst is discussed, along with a review of the literature.