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blue dome cyst

 

Definition:

  1. one of a number of small dark blue nodules or cysts in the vaginal fornix due to retained menstrual blood in endometriosis affecting this region;
  2. a benign retention cyst of the mammary gland in fibrocystic disease, containing a pale slightly yellow fluid that gives a blue tint to the cyst when seen through the surrounding fibrous tissue.

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