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Bilateral ovarian mature cystic teratomas

Case contributed by Dr Abdulrahman Abdo Ali Abbas


Chronic dull aching lower abdominal pain

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female

Bilateral ovarian cystic masses are seen larger on the left side, both are containing fat anteriorly, fluid posteriorly, fat fluid level and tooth-like calcifications.

Case Discussion

This case illustrates the typical CT  features of ovarian dermoid with various components of fat anteriorly ( very low attenuation), fluid posteriorly, and between the two densities straight line of fat fluid level, It is bilateral in 10-15% of cases.

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Case information

rID: 79373
Published: 29th Jun 2020
Last edited: 1st Jul 2020
System: Gynaecology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Khamis Mushayt Maternity and Children Hospital

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