alexa Coexistence of mature teratoma and thecoma in an ovary. A report of two cases.
Biochemistry

Biochemistry

Bioenergetics: Open Access

Author(s): Morimitsu Y, Nakashima O, Kage M, Kojiro M, Kawano K,

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Abstract Two cases of coexisting mature teratoma and thecoma are reported. In Case 1, a 36-year-old woman presented with severe genital bleeding and an ovarian tumor, 12 x 9 cm in size, was found. In Case 2, a 48-year-old postmenopausal woman presented with severe lower abdominal pain and an ovarian tumor, 15 x 11 cm in size, was detected. Macroscopically, the resected tumors of both cases showed a unilocular cystic tumor adjacent to a solid tumor. Microscopically, the cystic tumors were composed of cutaneous tissues and the solid tumors consisted of spindle cells with lipid-rich cytoplasm, arranged in interlacing bundles. The cystic tumor and the solid tumor were completely separate and no transitional features were recognized histologically.
This article was published in Acta Pathol Jpn and referenced in Bioenergetics: Open Access

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