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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 48-49

An unusual presentation of ovarian teratoma

1 Department of OBG, Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sheikhpura, Patna-14, Bihar, India
2 Department of Pathology, Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sheikhpura, Patna-14, Bihar, India

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Dipali Prasad
Assistant Professor, Department of Obst. & Gynae., Indira Gandh Institute of Medical Sciences, Sheikhpura, Patna - 14, Bihar
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Benign cystic ovarian teratoma is the most common ovarian neoplasm accounting for 10-25% of all ovarian tumours. They may remain asymptomatic and may be discovered as an incidental finding on ultrasound of pelvis or can present as acute abdomen in case of torsion (16%), infection (1%) or rupture. It can rupture into the bladder, small bowel, rectum, sigmoid colon, vagina, anterior abdominal wall and peritoneal cavity[1]. Symptom develop once complication set in. Invasion into adjacent viscera such as the rectum, the small bowel, the peritoneum and the Urinary bladder is extremely rare. We present a rare case of mature cystic teratoma perforating into the urinary bladder. Presenting with irritative lower Urinary tract symptoms characterized by Urgency, frequency, dysuria, poor urinary stream.

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