Squamous cell carcinoma arising in a dermoid cyst of the ovary in pregnancy


A rare complication of mature cystic teratoma of the ovary is malignant transformation, mostly being squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). Due to small case series, there are no established standard surgical and postoperative procedures. A 41-year-old pregnant woman presented with a right ovarian tumour. At 14 weeks of gestation, laparotomy with oophorectomy was… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00404-009-1193-y


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