Conference Proceeding

Huge Bilateral Mature Cystic Teratoma in Adolescence: A Case Report & Review of Literature

Dr. Sameer Ghazi Hamadeh ,
University Of Dammam, KSA

Mature cystic teratoma is a benign tumor of the ovary arising from germ cells. It can occur at any age but, commonly in patients between 20 and 40 years.

Dr. Sameer Ghazi Hamadeh carried out his M.B.B.S at Karachi University .He did his internship program rotation in King Fahd Hospital of the University, University Of Dammam in Alkhobar-KSA. Later, he started working as resident in Obstetrics and Gynecology in the same hospital. He is a Saudi & Amp; Arab Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology from Saudi and Arab. Presently he is working as a senior registrar in King Fahd Hospital of the University, University Of Dammam, KSA.

Mature cystic teratoma is a benign tumor of the ovary arising from germ cells. It can occur at any age but, commonly in patients between 20 and 40 years. It is usually unilateral. The size of the tumor is relatively small at the time of diagnosis. An unusual presentation of mature cystic teratoma considering age of the patient, diagnosis and features of the tumor, is described, which to our knowledge has not been reported before in the literature.

Published: 11 May 2017