Squamous Cell Carcinoma Arising in Mature Cystic Teratoma of the Ovary
Keywords:mature teratoma, squamous cell carcinoma, ovarian tumour
Malignant transformation of mature germ cell teratoma is rare and has been reported sporadically. Any of the constituent tissue of a teratoma has the potential to undergo malignant transformation. Squamous cell carcinoma is the most common transformation and is derived from the metaplastic squamous epithelium of teratoma. We are reporting a case of 65 years old postmenopausal women with squamous cell carcinoma arising in mature cystic cell teratoma of the ovary.
NJOG 2014 Jan-Jun; 2(1):61-63
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