Giant dermoid cyst of ovary in postmenopausal woman - IJRCOG
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"The most probable ovarian tissue from which neoplasm arises are: surface epithelium, sex cord and germ cell. Benign cystic teratoma comprises of 32% of all ovarian tumors. About 43-70% are found and diagnosed in reproductive years. Highest frequency is noticed during adolescence.The peak incidence is observed between 15-19 years. 5-20% of cystic teratoma are found in postmenopausal women. However, occurrence of benign cystic teratoma is not uncommon in postmenopausal women.A 49 year, miltipara, post-menopausal woman complains of pain abdomen and breathlessness for one week. On abdominal examination, there was a firm mass. MRI showed multi-loculated cystic lesion suggestive of ovarian dermoid cyst. Patient underwent TAH and BSO. "The most probable ovarian tissue from which neoplasm arises are: surface epithelium, sex cord and germ cell. Benign cystic teratoma comprises of 32% of all ovarian tumors. About 43-70% are found and diagnosed in reproductive years. Highest frequency is noticed during adolescence.The peak incidence is observed between 15-19 years. 5-20% of cystic teratoma are found in postmenopausal women. However, occurrence of benign cystic teratoma is not uncommon in postmenopausal women.A 49 year, miltipara, post-menopausal woman complains of pain abdomen and breathlessness for one week. On abdominal examination, there was a firm mass. MRI showed multi-loculated cystic lesion suggestive of ovarian dermoid cyst. Patient underwent TAH and BSO."....

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