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Mucinous adenocarcinoma arising from one retroperitoneal mature cystic teratoma in a postmenopausal woman*

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    This work was supported by an Inha University Research Grant.

Dr Eun-Seop Song, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, Inha University, 7-206, Third Street, Shinheung-dong, Jung-gu, Incheon 400-711, Korea. Email: songsong2000@inha.ac.kr

Abstract

Malignant degeneration of a retroperitoneal mature cystic teratoma to adenocarcinoma at postmenopausal age is extremely rare. A 72-year-old woman with mucinous adenocarcinoma arising from a retroperitoneal mature cystic teratoma is presented.

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