IMR Press / CEOG / Volume 45 / Issue 5 / DOI: 10.12891/ceog3994.2018

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Open Access Case Report
Vaginal mature teratoma: a case report and literature review
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1 Department of Gynecology, The Third Xiangya Hospital of Central South University, Changsha, China
Clin. Exp. Obstet. Gynecol. 2018, 45(5), 778–780; https://doi.org/10.12891/ceog3994.2018
Published: 10 October 2018
Abstract

Mature teratomas are usually detected in the ovary, while they are very rarely found in the vagina. Only several cases of vaginal mature teratomas have been reported. In this article, the authors describe the case of a 28-year-old female with dyspareunia for four months diagnosed by MRI. The MRI findings in vaginal teratoma are easily confused with other vaginal cysts. Pelvic MRI is valuable in evaluating the nature of vaginal mass and determining the treatment approach.
Keywords
Vagina
Teratoma
MRI
Cysts
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