Rapid Communication| Volume 45, ISSUE 8, e9-e12, August 2010

Mucinous cystadenoma arising 3 years after ovarian-sparing surgery for mature teratoma in a child


      We report the case of a 15-year-old girl diagnosed with mucinous cystadenoma 3 years after ovarian-sparing surgery for a mature teratoma located in the same ovary. Ovarian teratoma is the most common ovarian neoplasm in children, whereas mucinous cystadenoma is extremely rare during childhood.

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