Struma ovarii. Short report of 2 cases

Debold, P.; Buchholz, A.; Hohlbein, A.

Zentralblatt für Gynakologie 112(22): 1433-1436


ISSN/ISBN: 0044-4197
PMID: 2281738
Document Number: 366898
A 75-year old and a 48-year old woman were treated by hysterectomy and unilateral adenectomy. The extirpated ovarian tumors both have shown histologically the structures of Struma ovarii with monodermal differentiation. The Struma ovarii represents a rare special manifestation of mature teratoma with typical histological appearance. At similarities to original thyroid tissue are given directions.

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