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Year: 2017 | Month: Aug | Volume: 7 | Issue: 8 | Pages: 488-491

A Case Report on Rare Immature Teratoma of Ovary

Dr. H. P. Gupta1, Dr. Shivani Singh2, Dr. Deepali Mehra3

1Professor, 2Associate Professor, 3Junior Resident,
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Era’s Lucknow Medical College & Hospital, Lucknow

Corresponding Author: Dr. H. P. Gupta


Immature Teratoma is a germ cell tumour. Pure immature teratoma is extremely rare and represents approximately 1% -3% of all ovarian cancers. Immature teratomas are usually diagnosed in girls and young women up to their early twenties. In this case report a 18 yrs old unmarried female was admitted in Era s Lucknow medical College and hospital on 2ndSept. 2016 with lump and pain in abdomen associated with nausea and vomiting. On per abdomen examination a firm mass approximately 24 weeks size reaching upto umbilicus was present. Her baseline investigations were normal and her USG reports showed a complex solid adnexal mass suggestive of neoplastic etiology, CECT revealed a well defined heterogenously enhancing, abdominopelvic mass likely to be immature teratoma. She underwent Total abdominal hysterectomy with right sided salpingo-oophorectomy with omentectomy .The HPE report revealed tumour mass comprised of immature neural element in form of cellular glial tissue and neuroepithelial rosettes. So, we planned adjuvant chemotherapy. Patient has already received 3 cycles of bleomycin, etoposide and cisplatin.

Key words: Immature teratoma, CECT, adjuvant chemotherapy

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