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VOLUME 10 , ISSUE 3 ( September-December, 2018 ) > List of Articles


Management of Metastatic Struma Ovarii with Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma and a Neuroendocrine Component: A Case Report

Karim Jamal, Mechteld C de Jong, Ian Proctor, Simon Morley, Suganya Sivabalasingham, Tarek E Abdel-Aziz, Tom Kurzawinski

Keywords : Peritoneal metastasis, Struma ovarii, Thyroid carcinoma

Citation Information : Jamal K, de Jong MC, Proctor I, Morley S, Sivabalasingham S, Abdel-Aziz TE, Kurzawinski T. Management of Metastatic Struma Ovarii with Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma and a Neuroendocrine Component: A Case Report. World J Endoc Surg 2018; 10 (3):170-172.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10002-1241

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2018

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


Struma ovarii is a rare form of teratoma that is invariably benign. When neuroendocrine and thyroid tissue both coexist within the ovary, the term strumal carcinoid is often used. The incidence of malignant transformation in this lesion has been rarely described in the literature. Here, we present a case in which the thyroid component metastasized widely throughout the peritoneum.

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