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Laparoscopy-assisted excision of an ovarian fibroma in an 18-month-old toddler: a case report

  • Subramanyeshwar Rao Thammineedi1,†
  • R. Rajagopalan Iyer1,†
  • Naren Boleneni1,†,*,

1Department of Surgical Oncology, Basavatarakam Indo American Cancer Hospital & Research Institute, 500073 Hyderabad, India

DOI: 10.31083/j.ejgo.2021.01.2153 Vol.42,Issue 1,February 2021 pp.161-164

Submitted: 27 May 2020 Accepted: 12 August 2020

Published: 15 February 2021

*Corresponding Author(s): Naren Boleneni E-mail:

† These authors contributed equally.


Sex cord-stromal tumors (SCST) of ovary comprise around 5% of ovarian neoplasms. Ovarian fibromas are one of the most common benign SCST of the ovary usually seen most commonly in the 5th decade of life and rarely in the pediatric age group. We operated on an 18-month-old toddler; she presented with abdominal disten-sion and on evaluation was diagnosed as having ovarian mass with ascites. Intraoperatively right ovarian mass with ascites noted seen and laparoscopy-assisted right salpingo-oophorectomy done. Final histopathology was reported as an ovarian fibroma.


Sex cord stromal tumors; Ovary; Fibroma

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Subramanyeshwar Rao Thammineedi,R. Rajagopalan Iyer,Naren Boleneni. Laparoscopy-assisted excision of an ovarian fibroma in an 18-month-old toddler: a case report. European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology. 2021. 42(1);161-164.


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