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Frontiers in Medical Science Research, 2023, 5(2); doi: 10.25236/FMSR.2023.050205.

A case of ovarian goiter with ascites and significantly elevated CA125


Han Jiaheng1, Li Nan2, He Fengjie2, Li Xiaoning2, Bai Jun2, Zhang Hui2, Wang Lijun2

Corresponding Author:
Li Nan

1Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine, Xianyang, 712046, Shaanxi, China

2Affiliated Hospital of Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine, Xianyang, 712000, Shaanxi, China


Struma ovarii (SO) refers to a type of monoblastic mature teratoma composed entirely or mainly of thyroid tissue, accounting for 1%-3% of all teratomas and 0. 3%-1. 0% of all ovarian tumors. At present, there is no complete diagnosis and treatment guide for the diagnosis and treatment of this disease, and the clinical misdiagnosis rate is very high, and the diagnosis is mainly based on clinicopathological diagnosis. The patient was a postmenopausal woman who underwent total hysterectomy combined with bilateral adannexectomy. The postoperative pathology was consistent with goiter, and CA125 decreased rapidly and ascites disappeared. Through case reports and literature review, it is hoped that clinicians can enhance their understanding of this disease and improve their diagnosis and treatment level.


Mature cystic teratoma; Goiter ovarii; Ascites; CA125

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Han Jiaheng, Li Nan, He Fengjie, Li Xiaoning, Bai Jun, Zhang Hui, Wang Lijun. A case of ovarian goiter with ascites and significantly elevated CA125. Frontiers in Medical Science Research (2023) Vol. 5, Issue 2: 31-36. https://doi.org/10.25236/FMSR.2023.050205.


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