Rare ovarian tumor in post hysterectomized status: case report

Authors

  • Banumathy Manikkam Department of obstetrics and Gynecology, Sri Ramakrishna Hospital, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2394-6040.ijcmph20233806

Keywords:

Ovarian tumor, Malignancy, Steroid cell tumor, Hirsuitism, Ovary

Abstract

Ovarian tumors are known for their silent nature, non-availability of definitive screening methods and varied clinico pathological variations. Conservation of normal looking ovaries macroscopically during hysterectomy is recommended to benefit the future health of the woman. Still the development of new issues related to ovaries need to be counseled to the patient and stringent vigilance by the clinician is mandatory. Steroid cell tumor is rare ovarian tumor and histopathology is the gold standard for diagnosis. Any patient with high testosterone levels should be investigated meticulously to define the origin adrenal/ovarian with an awareness about this rare entity with malignant potential. Lifetime follow up of the ovaries in women are crucial at all ages. Here we report a case of rare ovarian tumor in post hysterectomized patient.

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Published

2023-11-30

How to Cite

Manikkam, B. (2023). Rare ovarian tumor in post hysterectomized status: case report. International Journal Of Community Medicine And Public Health, 10(12), 4954–4956. https://doi.org/10.18203/2394-6040.ijcmph20233806

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