Benign cystic teratomas in postmenopausal women

A. Gordon, N. Rosenshein, T. Parmley, B. Bhagavan

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Postmenopausal benign cystic teratomas occurred in 16 women in a 6 year period. In this group the incidence of malignancy was 19%, and the incidence of bilaterality was 20%. Marked collagenization of the tissue of the teratoma indicated an 'end-stage' process. The high incidence of malignancy in this group of patients is an indication for vigorous surgical staging for extent of disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1120-1123
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican journal of obstetrics and gynecology
Issue number8
StatePublished - 1980

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


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