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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 60  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 117-118

Mucoepidermoid carcinoma in a mature cystic teratoma: A rare case report with review of literature


Department of Pathology, Government Medical College, Miraj, Maharashtra, India

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Amitkumar Bapuso Pandav
Department of Pathology, Government Medical College, Miraj - 416 410, Maharashtra
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DOI: 10.4103/0377-4929.200038

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Mature cystic teratoma, also known as dermoid cyst, is the most common germ cell tumor of the ovary with a relative incidence of 20%. Rarely, dermoid cysts undergo malignant transformation (0.94%–2%). We report a case of mucoepidermoid carcinoma within a mature cystic teratoma in a 35-year-old female.


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