A patient presenting with an adnexal mass was operated and the following tumor was removed. What is the likely diagnosis?
A. Mature teratoma
C. Granulosa cell tumor
D. Mucinous adenocarcinoma
Ans: A. Mature teratoma
(Ref:-Shaw 16/e p439, 15/e p377, Robbins 9/e p1029, 8/e p478)
- Gross specimen – Shows hair cells, teeth as well as ovarian tissue.
- Typical benign teratoma or dermoid cyst of ovary.
- Characteristically unilocular cysts containing hair & sebaceous material.
- Sectioning reveals a thin wall lined by an opaque, gray-white, wrinkled epidermis with protruding hair shafts, grossly evident tooth, structures & areas of calcification