Squamous cell carcinoma in situ arising in mature cystic teratoma of the ovary: a case report

Journal of Ovarian Research
Fatima A ZakkouriHassan Errihani

Abstract

Malignant transformation is a rare complication of mature cystic teratoma with squamous cell carcinoma being the most common type. We report a new case of squamous cell carcinoma in situ. A 62 year old woman was admitted for an abdomino-pelvic mass and she underwent a left salpingo-oophorectomy. The histopathologic analysis revealed a squamous cell carcinoma in situ arising in mature cystic teratoma of the ovary. Then, she underwent a total hysterectomy, contralateral salpingo-oophorectomy and omentectomy without adjuvant treatment. Optimal cytoreduction has been associated with a statistically significant improvement in survival for malignant transformation of mature cystic teratoma.

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Dec 1, 1996·Gynecologic Oncology·C J TsengC C Pao

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Jul 11, 2013·Case Reports in Obstetrics and Gynecology·Gülşah BalıkEmine Seda Güvendağ Güven
Mar 17, 2015·Annals of Diagnostic Pathology·Mohamed Mokhtar DesoukiAmal Kanbour-Shakir
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