A Massive Ovarian Mucinous Cystadenoma: A Rare Case Report

Ruma Sen Gupta, Suha Jesmen, Aysha Noor, Shahana Shermin
2015 Delta Medical College Journal  
Ovarian mucinous cystadenoma is a benign tumour that arises from the surface epithelium of the ovary. It tends to be huge in size if not detected early. We describe a 32 year old woman (para 1+0) presented with marked abdominal distension, discomfort and vague pain in the abdomen with dyspepsia, anorexia, nausea, vomiting and irregular menstruation for last three months with the suspicion of pregnancy. On examination no Histopathological examination revealed an ovarian cyst compatible with
more » ... ous cystadenoma. Such giant ovarian tumours have become rare in current practice. This case report emphasizes the significance of thorough evaluation of all women presented with non specific complaints like vague abdominal pain or simple dyspepsia. Although the condition is rare, it is potentially dangerous in the massive form if not timely diagnosed and managed properly. With the increasing awareness of such conditions, more and more cases could be detected and reported early.
doi:10.3329/dmcj.v3i1.22239 fatcat:xduak6suazb2rnxt7fngwgpa44