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Twisted benign ovarian
teratoma presenting with pain and generalized pruritus: a case report
Cystic ovarian teratomas comprise
20% of all ovarian neoplasms, and are commonly encountered in patients between
20 and 40 years of age. Although these cysts are usually asymptomatic, we
present the case of a patient whose cyst resulted in pruritus and abdominal
pain. Based on a MEDLINE search of the literature, we believe this is the first
case report of a twisted ovarian cyst presenting with generalized pruritus.
A 35-year-old Sri Lankan woman
presented with lower abdominal pain of one day’s duration with vomiting and
generalized pruritus. She had no history of allergies and was not on
medication. Upon a physical examination, our patient was found to have an acute
abdomen, localized peritonism in her lower abdomen and tachycardia of 100 beats
per minute. Computed tomography showed that the cyst, which contained calcified
structures, originated from her left ovary. After laparoscopy-assisted removal
of the twisted ovarian cyst, her symptoms resolved completely. Histological
examination confirmed a benign ovarian teratoma.
An unusual case of torsion of an
ovarian teratoma presenting with abdominal pain and generalized pruritus,
believed to be due to an antibody-mediated response, was resolved after
surgical removal of the cyst.
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