A Case Report of Mature Cystic Teratoma in a post-menopausal Woman, a Rare Entity.
AJTES Vol. 5, No 2, July 2021.
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postmenopausal woman
mature cystic teratoma

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Abdelmoneim, A., Abougazia, A., Said Mahan, A., Alobadli, A., & Darweesh, A. (2021). A Case Report of Mature Cystic Teratoma in a post-menopausal Woman, a Rare Entity. Albanian Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, 5(2), 891-895. https://doi.org/10.32391/ajtes.v5i2.182


Ovarian tumours are commonly seen in reproductive age group in women. However, when they occur at extremes of age, the suspicion of malignancy increases. The detection of dermoid cyst at 56 years of age is uncommon, hence proper imaging with CA-125 level monitoring is essential. Awareness of benign tumours or rare possibility of malignant transformation in such age is mandatory for surveillance management or planning the surgical procedure.

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