Ovarian fibroma

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou


Cyclic lower abdominal pain of several months duration

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Female

A large well circumscribed, irregular shape left adnexal mass that returns iso signal on T1, low signal on T2 and STIR with avid enhancement on post contrast scan. There is multiple cystic changes within the lesion.

Case Discussion

Ovarian fibroma is a benign connective tissue tumor arising from the ovarian stroma. Its differential diagnosis includes pedunculated subserous fibroid. MRI findings were suggestive of ovarian fibroma and this was followed by excisional biopsy and histopathology which confirmed the diagnosis.

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Case information

rID: 37611
Case created: 15th Jun 2015
Last edited: 15th Dec 2015
System: Gynaecology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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