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Struma ovarii simulating a teratodermoid cyst. Computed tomographic findings in one case.
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PMID:  2034818     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case report is presented in which there were computed tomographic (CT) findings of struma ovarii (SO) simulating a teratodermoid cyst. The patient was a 73-year-old woman with a painful mass in the lower abdomen. CT revealed a large complex mass with multiple cystic and solid components. One of the cysts had fat-fluid level and minor calcification in the wall. The histological findings were struma ovarii. To our knowledge, these CT findings have not been described previously. Our case demonstrates the importance of including struma ovarii in the CT differential diagnosis of teratodermoid cysts.
S T Hahn; S H Park; Y W Bahk; S K Chung
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Der Radiologe     Volume:  31     ISSN:  0033-832X     ISO Abbreviation:  Radiologe     Publication Date:  1991 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-06-27     Completed Date:  1991-06-27     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401257     Medline TA:  Radiologe     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  89-91     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiology, Kangnam St. Mary's Hospital, Catholic University Medical College, Seoul, Korea.
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MeSH Terms
Dermoid Cyst / radiography*
Diagnosis, Differential
Ovarian Neoplasms / radiography*
Struma Ovarii / radiography*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed*

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