Ovarian serous cystadenocarcinoma

Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi


Pelvic mass discovered on ultrasound exam in pregnant patient at 11 weeks.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female

The MRI sequences demonstrate a well-defined lobulated right adnexal mass, measuring (12x11x7.5 I'm), displaying an iso-to slightly high signal to the myometrium on T1WI, low signal with areas of high signal on T2WI with restricted diffusion on DWI/ADC.

First trimester pregnancy.   

Post contrast sequences were not performed (pregnant patient).

Minimal effusion is seen in Douglas pouch.

MRI exam performed two months after complete surgical resection of the right ovarian mass.

No residual mass or recurrence seen in the right adnexal region.

No abdominal or pelvic lymphadenopathy.

Second trimester pregnancy.

Case Discussion

MRI features of a right ovarian tumor, pathologically proven as a low-grade serous cystadenocarcinoma.


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Case information

rID: 72938
Published: 18th Dec 2019
Last edited: 19th Dec 2019
System: Gynaecology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Aurès Medical Imaging Center - Batna Algeria

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