Immature Teratoma after Three Laparoscopic Resections for Ma
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Case Presentation
The patient was a 26-year-old nulliparous woman with a regular menstrual cycle. Twelve years earlier she had consulted a pediatrician for complaints of lower abdominal pain. Ultrasonography revealed a giant pelvic cyst, mostly echogenic, which was larger than fist size. Carbohydrate antigen 19-9 (CA19-9) and squamous cell carcinoma antigen (SCC) were elevated to 169?U/mL and 16?ng/mL, respectively. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed a large 12?cm unilocular tumor on the left ovary and a 4?cm tumor on the right ovary with high-signal intensity on T1-weighted images and signal dropout on fat suppression imaging. Bilateral cystic teratomas were suspected and she underwent a left salpingo-oophorectomy and a right cystectomy laparoscopically, and bilateral mature cystic teratomas were diagnosed histologically....

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4036825/
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