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blue dome cyst

blue dome cyst in Medicine

blue dome cyst n.

  1. A benign retention cyst of the mammary gland in fibrocystic disease, containing a light yellow fluid that gives the cyst a blue color when seen through the surrounding tissue.

  2. One of a number of small dark-blue nodules or cysts in the vaginal fornix caused by retained menstrual blood in endometriosis affecting this region.

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