Mature cystic teratoma of right ovary

Case contributed by Shervin Sharifkashani


Chronic right side pelvic vague pain and intermittent nausea.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Female

There is a well-defined fat, debris, soft tissue density, and small calcified focus containing cyst axial width up to 55 x 45 mm and height up to 43 mm in right ovary more compatible with mature cystic teratoma or Dermoid cyst.

Case Discussion

The case illustrates the typical non-contrast MDCT features of a pathology-proved mature cystic teratoma or dermoid cyst of the right ovary. The cyst has some risks of ovarian torsion and secondary malignancy (squamous cell carcinoma) and the main treatment of the cyst is complete surgical excision.

How to use cases

You can use Radiopaedia cases in a variety of ways to help you learn and teach.

Creating your own cases is easy.

Updating… Please wait.

 Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

 Thank you for updating your details.