Mature cystic ovarian teratoma

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Abdominal pain.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Female

Large abdominopelvic mass (measuring up to 17 cm), which is predominantly cystic with a smaller solid component. The solid component contains fat and soft tissue density including calcifications (one which is a tooth). Right ovary is seen separately. Left ovary is not well seen. Anteverted uterus and bladder are related inferiorly.

Case Discussion

Typical appearances of a mature cystic ovarian teratoma containing multiple tissue types including a relatively well-formed tooth. 

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Case information

rID: 50842
Published: 24th Jan 2017
Last edited: 16th Feb 2017
System: Gynaecology
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