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Port-site metastasis after laparoscopic surgery for mature cystic teratoma

  • Tomoko Sho1,*,
  • Rie Urabe1
  • Toru Hachisuga1

1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Occupationl and Environmental Health, Japan, Yahatanishi-ku, Kitakyushu, Japan

DOI: 10.12892/ejgo2846.2016 Vol.37,Issue 2,April 2016 pp.247-250

Published: 10 April 2016

*Corresponding Author(s): Tomoko Sho E-mail: tomozo10tomozo23@gmail.com

Abstract

In this case, a 27-year-old nulliparous woman with a pelvic multiple cystic mass was treated and found with ovarian mature cystic teratoma associated with port-site metastasis (PSM). Suspecting recurrence of mature cystic teratoma, a second laparoscopic surgery found a small mass, on the right under abdomen's peritoneal membrane, at the laparoscopic port sites of the initial operation. Pathological report of the peritoneal mass and left ovarian tumor confirmed a mature cystic teratoma. To the best of the authors' knowledge, this is the first reported PSM in associated with benign ovarian tumor.


Keywords

Mature cystic teratoma; Port-site metastasis.

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Tomoko Sho,Rie Urabe,Toru Hachisuga. Port-site metastasis after laparoscopic surgery for mature cystic teratoma . European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology. 2016. 37(2);247-250.

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