Dermoid ovarian cysts, sometimes referred to as monster cysts, have strange characteristics. They sometimes contain teeth, hair, eyes, blood and even functioning thyroid tissues.
But despite their scary appearance, this type of ovarian cysts is harmless. They rarely show most of common symptoms of cysts on ovaries, their chances of becoming cancerous are very slim and given their slow rate of growth, they rarely lead to complications of the female reproductive system.
The following are a couple of facts about dermoid cysts. They will help to shed some light on these cystic growths. (Click to enlarge the images)
For more details, read this article about ovarian teratoma facts.