Stage 1 Immature Ovarian Teratoma: Case Report

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Paulo Costa Correia - Corresponding Author

Paulo Costa Correia [paulo.correia@ulsguarda.min-saude.pt]
Rua Almirante Gago Coutinho, nº 39, 1º andar, 6300-523 Guarda, Portugal
ORCID iD: 0000-0002-4032-6975

Liliana Coutinho Cabral
Maria João Vale
Maria Luís Santos

Abstract

Immature teratomas are rare malignant tumors, usually unilateral, solid, composed of undifferentiated tissues from the three embryonic germ layers: ectoderm, mesoderm and endoderm. Its classification is based on the quantity and degree of cellular immaturity of the neuroectodermal component (grades 1 to 3).
The authors describe a clinical case of a 16-year-old woman with stage 1 immature ovarian teratoma with approximately 14 kg. Urgent salpingo-right ooforectomy was executed preserving the uterus and the left ovary and keeping the patient’s reproductive function. Subsequently, she was followed closely for 5 years in General Surgery outpatient consultations and had no evidence of cancer recurrence.

Keywords: Adolescent; Ovarian Neoplasms/surgery; Teratoma/surgery

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Correia PMC, Coutinho Cabral L, Vale MJ, Santos ML. Stage 1 Immature Ovarian Teratoma: Case Report. Gaz Med [Internet]. 2021Mar.31 [cited 2021Jun.16];8(1). Available from: https://gazetamedica.pt/index.php/gazeta/article/view/393
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