Torsion of Huge Benign Serous Cyst-adenoma of Ovary in Adolescent Girl: A Case Report and Review of Literature
A Huge Benign Serous Cyst-adenoma of Ovary in Adolescent Girl : A Case Report and Review of Literature
Keywords:Adolescent, Ovarian Cysts, Ovarian Neoplasms, Serous Cystadenoma M.D. (Obstetrics & Gynaecology), FMAS, FICOG
Ovarian cysts are an extremely common gynecological problem in adolescent girls. Majority of ovarian cysts are benign with few cases being malignant. Ovarian serous cyst adenomas are rare in children. A 14-year-old presented with abdominal pain and severe abdominal distension. Her Computerised Tomography Scan (abdomen + pelvis) revealed the findings as large peripherally enhancing cystic lesion measuring 20x12x12cm seen arising from right side of pelvis.
Her Tumour Markers were within normal limits. She underwent laparotomy and after surgical removal, the mass was found to be ovarian serous cystadenoma on histology. In conclusions, germ cell tumours the most important causes for the giant ovarian masses in children. Epithelial tumors should not be forgotten in the differential diagnosis