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Case 14387

Mature teratoma with secondary infection: a rare complication

Author(s)
Fernanda Gomes, Sofia Carvalho, Teresa Dionísio, Vasco Mendes, Pedro Oliveira.

Guimarães, Portugal;
Email:fmfgomes2@gmail.com
 
Patient
female, 37 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Mature cystic teratoma of the ovary.

    Mature cystic teratoma of the ovary in a 37-year-old woman. US scan shows a heterogeneous echogenic mass at the retrouterine pouch (white arrows).

     
    Area of Interest: Genital / Reproductive system female; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Education; Special Focus: Abscess;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Mature cystic teratoma of the ovary -unenhanced CT scan.

    Axial unenhanced CT scan shows intra-tumoral fat (blue arrows) and calcifications (red arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Genital / Reproductive system female; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Education; Special Focus: Abscess;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Mature cystic teratoma of the ovary - enhanced CT scan.

    Axial enhanced CT scan shows a thick enhancing wall (green arrows), as well as peritoneal fat stranding (yellow arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Genital / Reproductive system female; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Education; Special Focus: Abscess;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Mature cystic teratoma of the ovary - enhanced CT scan.

    Detail of previous figures showing intratumoral fat.

     
    Area of Interest: Genital / Reproductive system female; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Education; Special Focus: Abscess;
     
     
  • Figure 5
    Infected ovarian teratoma - pathological anatomy

    Neural tissue and choroid plexus (ectodermal structures) within mature cystic teratoma (H&E, 100x)

     
    Area of Interest: Genital / Reproductive system female; Imaging Technique: PACS; Procedure: Education; Special Focus: Pathology;
     
     
  • Figure 6
    Infected ovarian teratoma - pathological anatomy

    Adipose tissue (mesodermal structures) within mature cystic teratoma (H&E, 100x)

     
    Area of Interest: Genital / Reproductive system female; Imaging Technique: PACS; Procedure: Education; Special Focus: Abscess;
     
     
  • Figure 7
    Infected ovarian teratoma - pathological anatomy

    Suppurative inflammation (H&E, 40x)

     
    Area of Interest: Genital / Reproductive system female; Imaging Technique: PACS; Procedure: Education; Special Focus: Abscess;
     
     
Mature cystic teratoma of the ovary in a 37-year-old woman. US scan shows a heterogeneous echogenic mass at the retrouterine pouch (white arrows).
 
Axial unenhanced CT scan shows intra-tumoral fat (blue arrows) and calcifications (red arrow).
 
Axial enhanced CT scan shows a thick enhancing wall (green arrows), as well as peritoneal fat stranding (yellow arrow).
 
Detail of previous figures showing intratumoral fat.
 
Neural tissue and choroid plexus (ectodermal structures) within mature cystic teratoma (H&E, 100x)
 
Adipose tissue (mesodermal structures) within mature cystic teratoma (H&E, 100x)
 
Suppurative inflammation (H&E, 40x)
 
 
 
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