IMR Press / EJGO / Volume 5 / Issue 2 / pii/1984020

European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology (EJGO) is published by IMR Press from Volume 40 Issue 1 (2019). Previous articles were published by another publisher on a subscription basis, and they are hosted by IMR Press on as a courtesy and upon agreement with S.O.G.

Original Research

Struma ovarii. Observations on three cases

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1 Institute University of of Pisa Pathologic Anatomy, Italy
2 Institute of Obstetric and Gynecologic Clinic University of Pisa, Italy
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 1984, 5(2), 113–118;
Published: 10 June 1984

The true struma ovanii is a rare teratomatoustissue neoplasia, composed with typical thyroid tissue. Generally it is asymptomatic or only deterand mines a mild hypogastric weighting feeling. In a few subjects this neoplasm is secreting and rise to hyperthyroidism. The Authors describe the clinical and anatomopathological characteristics of 3 cases of true struma ovarii come to their observation. No malignant histologic features in any of them was seen. In the relatively short period of post surgical observations no women showed relapses or metastases. This confirms that true struma ovaeiiis usually a benign tumor.

Struma ovarii
Ovarian teratomas
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