Struma ovarii and hyperthyroidism.

Abstract

Struma ovarii is a teratoma of the ovaries that contains a large amount of thyroid tissue. Like the cervical thyroid gland, this ectopic thyroid tissue can become autonomous. We present a case of hyperthyroidism caused by thyroid tissue in a large ovarian cystic teratoma and provide detailed endocrinological, radiological, and pathological preoperative and… (More)

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