Mature cystic teratoma

Case contributed by Dr Thuấn Nguyễn Hoàng

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Pelvic pain

Patient Data

Age: 11 years
Gender: Female
CT

CT shows a large homogeneous fluid density well-defined mass (3-12 HU), with a thin wall (1-2 mm), and thin septa. There are small areas of fat and calcium density at the wall. It has peripheral enhancement on post-contrast images. No free fluid.

Case Discussion

An adolescent female has a large homogeneous fluid density well-defined mass, with thin wall, thin septa, along with macroscopic fat and calcium density at the wall. These findings are typical of mature cystic teratoma.

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Case information

rID: 50286
Published: 31st Dec 2016
Last edited: 17th Oct 2019
System: Gynaecology
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