Mucinous cystadenocarcinoma of low malignant potential coexisting with a mature cystic teratoma: a case report

The purely mucinous tumors of the ovary are considered, by some authors, as a monodermic variant of mature teratoma. Few case reports mention the coexistence of these two tumors with distinct cellular origin. Our objective is to describe the case of a 38-year-old patient with a mucinous cystadenocarcinoma with low malignant potential arising in a mature cystic teratoma and to divulge the importance of the knowledge about this association to the gynecological surgeon.

Ovary; Ovary; Mature teratoma


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