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Gynecol Oncol Case Rep. 2011 Aug 8;1(1):24-5. doi: 10.1016/j.gynor.2011.08.001. eCollection 2011.

Unusual liver locations of growing teratoma syndrome in ovarian malignant germ cell tumors.

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Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy.


► Growing teratoma syndrome (GTS) with unusual liver locations are described after fertility preserving surgery and chemotherapy treatment for mixed malignant ovarian germ cell tumors (MGCT). ► It's a rare syndrome of mixed malignant ovarian germ cell tumors and in both cases enlarged and growing liver masses appeared during cisplatin-etoposide-bleomicin (BEP) chemotherapy. ► Radiological exams (CT scan and MRI) were suggestive for secondary metastasis and serum markers became negative during chemotherapy.


Growing teratoma syndrome; Liver mass; Malignant ovary germ cell tumors

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