Serous cystadenoma with co-existing stromal tumor with sex-cord stromal elements: An extremely rare tumor
Asavari A. Bachhav
Civil Hospital, Nasik, India.
DOI: 10.4236/ojog.2014.43019   PDF   HTML   XML   3,208 Downloads   4,463 Views   Citations


Surface epithelial-stromal tumors are the most common neoplasm of ovary in the reproductive age and beyond. Less than 1% of epithelial ovarian tumors occur before the age of 21 years while 75% of sexcord stromal tumors (Sertoli and Leydig Cell) occur in the third and fourth decades of life. Serous tumors rarely occur in combination with germ cell tumors, sex-cord stromal tumors or granulosa cell tumors. Thus it is extremely rare for a combination of the above two tumors to occur before 21 years although a case report for a tumor with epithelial, stromal and sex-cord stromal elements for a 58-year-old patient has been documented. We believe ours is the first case in literature of a massive Serous Cystadenoma with co-existing stromal tumor with minor sex-cord stromal (Sertoli-Leydig Cell) elements.

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Bachhav, A. (2014) Serous cystadenoma with co-existing stromal tumor with sex-cord stromal elements: An extremely rare tumor. Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 4, 105-108. doi: 10.4236/ojog.2014.43019.

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