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Article Published In Vol.3 (March-April-2015)

Huge Mucinous Cystadenoma: A Rare Abdominal Mass in Adolescent

Pages : 209-211

Author : Dr. Dharmveer Jajra, Dr. Mahendra Kumar, Dr. Ashok Kumar, Dr. Sitaram, Dr. Pukhraj and Dr. Mukesh

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Mucinous cystadenoma (MCA) are rare benign neoplasm in adolescent age group. Only few cases have been described before and they often present as large abdominal masses. We present a case of MCA for its rare occurrence in 14 years old girl that had a huge mass arising from the left ovary and causing right mild hydro uretero nephrosis with early obstructive nephropathy. Unilateral salpingo- oophorectomy is usually sufficient treatment for these cases. The diagnosis of MCA should be considered in adolescent who present with huge pelvi-abdominal masses. Early recognition and intervention are necessary to avoid potential complication.

Keywords: Mucinous cyst adenoma of ovary, salpingo-oophorectomy, adolescent age




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