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Suggest treatment for removal of dermoid cyst

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Posted on Sat, 19 Jul 2014
Question: Hi,

My nephew aged 14 years has orbital dermoid since birth. We want to get the surgery done to get that removed. Whom should we consult and is there any other treatment apart from surgery?? I have attached his pic for your regerence. Thnks!!
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Answered by Dr. Hari Charan Perigela (25 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
You should consult a General or plastic surgeon

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thank you for posting in health care magic.
I saw the pics.
Dermoid cyst has to be removed surgically.It is done under Local anaesthesia if the patient is Co operative or under Short general anaesthesia.
There is no role of medicines.
You should consult a Plastic surgeon or General surgeon for surgery.
Nothing to worry
Wish you good health
Regards
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Brief Answer: You should consult a General or plastic surgeon Detailed Answer: Hi Thank you for posting in health care magic. I saw the pics. Dermoid cyst has to be removed surgically.It is done under Local anaesthesia if the patient is Co operative or under Short general anaesthesia. There is no role of medicines. You should consult a Plastic surgeon or General surgeon for surgery. Nothing to worry Wish you good health Regards