Mucinous cystadenoma of the ovary in perimenarchal girls

@article{Paran2005MucinousCO,
  title={Mucinous cystadenoma of the ovary in perimenarchal girls},
  author={Thambipillai Sri Paran and Alan E Mortell and Deirdre M. Devaney and Andr{\'a}s Pint{\'e}r and Prem Puri},
  journal={Pediatric Surgery International},
  year={2005},
  volume={22},
  pages={224-227}
}
Ovarian masses in children are an uncommon occurrence. They represent less than 2% of all tumours in girls less than 16 years of age. Mucinous tumours of the ovary occur principally in middle adult life and are extremely rare prior to menarche. To the best of our knowledge, there are only 13 previous cases of benign mucinous cystadenoma (MCA) of the ovary in perimenarchal girls reported in the literature. We present six cases of this rare tumour. We reviewed the charts of six patients who… CONTINUE READING
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