Mature cystic teratoma

Case contributed by Dr Prashant Mudgal

Presentation

Lady presented with lower abdominal pain for a month.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
CT

There is a large cystic lesion with mural nodule, few internal septations, fluid and fat pocket and calcification noted arising from the right ovary, as the right ovary can not be visualized separately from the lesion. Imaging features are suggestive of mature cystic teratoma of ovary

Case Discussion

Mature cystic teratoma or commonly known as derrmoid cyst is a common benign ovarian tumour. It arises from all three germinal layers and that is why it displays a variety of tissues (i.e. hair, tooth, thyroid tissue, cartilage, often pockets of sebum) within it.

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Case information

rID: 29573
Case created: 6th Jun 2014
Last edited: 14th Mar 2016
System: Gynaecology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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