A Rare Case: Struma Ovarii in a 14-Year-Old Girl

J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol. 2018 Feb;7(1):134-136. doi: 10.1089/jayao.2017.0033. Epub 2017 Jul 31.


Ovarian tumors presented with ovarian mass in childhood and adolescence are uncommon but an important part of gynecological cases. Struma ovarii is one of the rare cystic benign ovarian tumors that is observed predominantly in women who are between the ages of 40 and 60 years old. It is extremely rare in adolescents. Herein, we present a 14-year-old adolescent girl with struma ovarii who presented to the emergency room with abdominal pain.

Keywords: ovarian cancer; struma ovarii; treatment.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Ovarian Neoplasms / diagnosis*
  • Ovarian Neoplasms / pathology
  • Struma Ovarii / diagnosis*
  • Struma Ovarii / pathology