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Clin Case Rep. 2019 Feb 19;7(4):668-671. doi: 10.1002/ccr3.2062. eCollection 2019 Apr.

Mature cystic teratoma of ovary with squamous cell carcinoma arising from it.

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Department of Pathology Chitwan Medical College Teaching Hospital Chitwan Nepal.


Clinicians, pathologists, and radiologists should be aware of rare malignant ovarian tumors arising in mature cystic teratoma (MCT). Suspicion should be raised if the patient is elderly, the tumor is huge, and the tumor has large solid foci. However, malignant transformations in MCTs in younger women have been reported.


elderly; huge tumor; large solid foci; malignant transformations; mature cystic teratoma

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