• Growing teratoma syndrome and gliomatosis peritonei in 15-year-old female patient with immature ovarian teratoma - case report and review of literature

    1 month ago - By Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

    Gliomatosis peritonei is a rare clinical condition characterized by presence of mature glial cells in the peritoneum. Growing teratoma syndrome is described as an uncommon phenomenon which could be related to the incidence of non-seminomatous germ cell tumors. We report a case of a patient treated for immature ovarian teratoma, where both GP and GTS have been observed, an association to date scarcely described in literature.A 15-year-old female presented in the emergency department with severe pain in lower abdomen and right lumbar region.
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