Mature cystic ovarian teratoma

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


Right flank pain.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Female

A few tiny gallstones are seen less than 5mm. 

Mild hydroureteronephrosis is present at right side due to an 8×4mm distal ureteral stone (603HU), adjacent to the VUJ. A 3mm stone also is present at lower calyces of the left kidney. 

82×76mm fat containing mass with well-defined and smooth margins is present at left adnexa containing a soft tissue nodule.

Case Discussion

Typical appearance of mature cystic ovarian teratoma with a Rokitansky nodule or dermoid plug. A Rokitansky nodule or dermoid plug refers to a solid protuberance projecting from an ovarian cyst in the context of a mature cystic teratoma. This region has the highest propensity to undergo malignant transformation

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Case information

rID: 63192
Published: 18th Sep 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Tabesh medical imaging center

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