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Fibroma with minor sex cord elements – an incidental finding in a normal sized ovary A case report with literature review

Shramana Mandal*, Dipti Mahajan, Somak Roy, Meeta Singh and Nita Khurana

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Department Of Pathology, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi-110002, India

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Diagnostic Pathology 2007, 2:46  doi:10.1186/1746-1596-2-46

Published: 4 December 2007

Abstract

Ovarian fibroma with minor sex cord element is a rare neoplasm. Microscopically it is composed of predominantly fibromatous or a thecomatous tumor containing scattered minor sex cord elements in less than 10% of the tumor area.

A case of fibroma with minor sex cord elements discovered incidentally in a normal sized ovary in a patient who presented with dysfunctional uterine bleeding is being presented. This is the first case report describing this entity in a normal sized ovary as an incidental finding.