Myxoid ovaries that resemble malignancy in young girls: a case report

Fajriman Fajriman(1*), Puja Agung Antonius(2), Syammel Muhammad(3)

(1) Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Andalas University, Dr. M. Djamil Central General Hospital Padang, West Sumatera, Indonesia
(2) Division of Oncology Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, RSUP Dr M. Djamil, Unversitas Andalas, Padang, Indonesia
(3) Division of Oncology Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, RSUP Dr M. Djamil, Unversitas Andalas, Padang, Indonesia
(*) Corresponding Author



In the most recent publications on Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser (MRKH) Myxoma is a benign tumor that generally occurs in the heart, soft tissue, muscle, skin and bone. But in this case, we present myxoma that occurs primarily in the ovary. Ovarian myxsoma is a rare benign tumor.
In this case report, it was found that a 12-year-old girl was brought by her parents to the M. Djamil Hospital in the city of Padang, West Sumatra. After performing the gynecological physical examination and ultrasonography, there was a hypoechoic mass with an indeterminate solid part of the right adnexa, which was suspected of being an ovarian malignancy. Then it was decided to carry out a procedure in the form of a conservative surgical staging laparotomy. The results of the Anatomical Pathology examination confirmed the myxoid ovarian appearance and the patient was decided for regular monitoring. 


Ovarian myxoma, benign ovarian tumor, young age

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