Mature cystic teratoma

Case contributed by Dr Prashant Mudgal

Presentation

Young female presented with pelvic pain and palpable ill defined lump in the pelvis on the left side.

Patient Data

Age: 16 years
Gender: Female
Modality: CT

There is a large well defined encapsulated lesion with predominantly fat content, internal septation, mural nodule and calcification (tooth) arising in the region of left adnexa. The left ovary is not seen separately from the lesion. Right ovary and uterus are normal.

Imaging features are suggestive of mature cystic teratoma or dermoid cyst of left ovary. 

Case Discussion

Dermoid cyst or mature cystic teratoma is the most common ovarian neoplasm in young females. It commonly affects adult females of reproductive age group. Dermoids arise from all three germinal latyers and contain various tissues within.

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Case Information

rID: 28015
Case created: 5th Mar 2014
Last edited: 8th Dec 2015
System: Gynaecology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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