Squamous cell carcinoma in mature cystic teratoma - a case report and review of literature

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Dr. Jindal Divya
Dr. Jindal Manjusha



Mature cystic teratoma of ovary is a benign germ cell tumour. It is rare to have malignant transformation in such tumours and occurs in approximately 2% of the cases. There is lack of sufficient data regarding characteristics of these tumours, though there are few case reports which throw some light on this transformation. We present a case of a 60 year old woman with characteristic findings on computed tomography (CT)

Keywords: Computed tomography, Malignant transformation, Mature cystic teratoma.

Published Dec 31, 2015

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