Struma Ovarii Mimeting Malignant Ovarian Tumor in Preoperative Examinations

Author(s): Gonzalez-Bosquet E, Jou Muñoz C, Sousa Cacheiro P

We present the case of a 39 year-old woman with a possible malignant ovarian tumor suspected in imaging tests. After the laparoscopic surgery removal of the ovary, the definitive histological diagnosis is struma ovarii, a rare benign ovarian tumor. We take the case to discuss different aspects of the diagnosis of this rare tumor and how it can be easily confused with an ovarian cancer.

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