Apocrine adenocarcinoma arising in cystic teratoma of the ovary.

  title={Apocrine adenocarcinoma arising in cystic teratoma of the ovary.},
  author={Yosuke Morimitsu and Osamu Nakashima and Yutaka Nakashima and Masamichi Kojiro and Tomohisa Shimokobe},
  journal={Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine},
  volume={117 6},
We present a rare case of an apocrine adenocarcinoma arising in a mature cystic teratoma of the ovary. The patient, a 41-year-old woman, was admitted to the hospital with low back pain and hypermenorrhea. A unilocular cystic tumor, measuring 5.5 x 5.0 cm in diameter, was found in her right ovary, and was removed. The tumor contained a mural nodule, measuring 8 x 7 mm in diameter. Microscopically, the unilocular cystic tumor was a teratoma consisting of mature cutaneous tissue with numerous… CONTINUE READING

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