“Sack of marble” appearance in mature cystic teratoma: an unusual finding

Authors

  • Prajmi Shrestha Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Nobel medical College and Teaching Hospital
  • Gehanath Baral Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Nobel medical College and Teaching Hospital
  • Rakina Bhansakarya Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Nobel medical College and Teaching Hospital
  • Amar Nath Chaudhary Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Nobel medical College and Teaching Hospital

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/njog.v16i1.37624

Keywords:

dermoid cyst, marbles, ovary

Abstract

Mature cystic teratoma (Dermoid) of ovary is a benign germ cell tumor consisting predominantly of ectodermal derivatives. In rare occasion sebaceous material may get aggregated to form marble like appearance because of continuous mobility of Dermoid and its content. Such a case in a menopausal woman has been presented in this report.

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Published

2021-06-07

How to Cite

Shrestha, P., Baral, G., Bhansakarya, R., & Chaudhary, A. N. (2021). “Sack of marble” appearance in mature cystic teratoma: an unusual finding. Nepal Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 16(1), 134–136. https://doi.org/10.3126/njog.v16i1.37624

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Case Reports