Struma Ovarii- A Rare Tumour with an Unusual Presentation
Dr. Sadaf Khan,
Senior Resident, Department of Pathology, Shri Guru Ram Rai Institute of Medical
Sciences, Patel Nagar, Dehrdaun, Uttarakhand, India.
|A teratoma composed predominantly or exclusively of a single type of tissue is called monodermal teratoma. Struma Ovarii (SO), a type of monodermal teratoma, is a rare variant of ovarian teratoma composed mainly of mature thyroid tissue. It is usually benign in histology. This is a case of an unusually large cystic ovarian mass reported as SO in a 43-year-old female patient who reported with complaint of acute retention of urine for one day, associated with pain in lower abdomen and distension.|
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