Hyperthyroidism with Struma Ovarii


Sarbhjit Kaur
Vijay Kumar Bodal
Manjit Singh Bal
Ranjeev Bhagat
Nishit Gupta
Dimpi Ohari


Struma ovarii or monodermal teratoma, is a specialized ovarian neoplasm composed entirely of mature thyroid tissue. It is a relatively rare tumor which comprises 1% of all ovarian tumors and 2.7% of all dermoid tumors. Its colour and consistency is like that of a thyroid tissue. The tissue may show any of the pathologic changes seen in a normally placed gland, including diffuse or nodular hyperplasia, thyroiditis, papillary carcinoma, follicular carcinoma and malignant lymphoma.We reported a case of hyperthyroidism with struma ovarii. A 70 year old female was operated for ovarian mass. The sign and symptoms subside after operation.


How to Cite
Kaur, S., Bodal, V. K., Bal, M. S., Bhagat, R., Gupta, N., & Ohari, D. (2014). Hyperthyroidism with Struma Ovarii. International Journal of Medical and Dental Sciences, 3(1), 344–347. https://doi.org/10.19056/ijmdsjssmes/2014/v3i1/80707


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