Decidualized endometrioma during pregnancy: recognizing an imaging mimic of ovarian malignancy.

@article{Poder2008DecidualizedED,
  title={Decidualized endometrioma during pregnancy: recognizing an imaging mimic of ovarian malignancy.},
  author={Liina Poder and Fergus V. Coakley and Joseph T. Rabban and Ruth B. Goldstein and Seerat Aziz and Lee-may Chen},
  journal={Journal of computer assisted tomography},
  year={2008},
  volume={32 4},
  pages={555-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To present the ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging findings that may allow for a prospective diagnosis and expectant management of decidualized endometriomas because the rare occurrence of decidualization in the ectopic endometrial stroma of an endometrioma during pregnancy can mimic ovarian cancer at imaging. CASE REPORT Smooth lobulated mural nodules with prominent internal vascularity were noted in an apparent right ovarian endometrioma on serial ultrasound studies in a 34… CONTINUE READING
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