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VOLUME 10 , ISSUE 4S1 ( October-December, 2018 ) > List of Articles


Benign Tumor Mimicking Malignancy

Banumathy Manikkam

Keywords : Complex cyst, Malignancy, Neoplasm, Struma ovarii, Tracheostomy

Citation Information : Manikkam B. Benign Tumor Mimicking Malignancy. J South Asian Feder Obs Gynae 2018; 10 (4S1):340-342.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10006-1619

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-01-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; The Author(s).


In routine gynecological practice, benign tumor mimicking malignancies are rarely thought of as differential diagnosis. It is always mandatory to consider malignancy as the first diagnosis so that the clinician's approach will be with a bird's eye view. The diagnosis of malignancy will have a pronounced bearing mentally for the affected women. We confronted one such interesting case in our institution. The patient had undergone prior surgeries and recovered from serious postoperative complications. In addition, she poses a higher risk for anesthesia. Above all, to counsel the patient and the family about the impact of the current problem is a Herculean task. The scenario takes a different upturn with the histopathology report. The effort by the multidisciplinary team proves fruitful.

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