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Squamous cell carcinoma occurring on a mature teratoma of the ovary: About a case Ahead of print

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1 CHU Ibn Sina, maternité Souissi, service de gynécologie obstétrique MI-MIII, Rabat, Maroc
2 Unité de radiothérapie, hôpital militaire Moulay Ismail, Meknès, Rabat, Maroc
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Squamous cell carcinoma arising from a mature teratoma of the ovary is rare. Diagnosis is usually made after surgery, although some elements allow presumption, including patient age, tumor size and tumor marker dosage. Treatment is a big challenge because of the rarity and aggressiveness of this entity of ovarian cancer. We report the case of a 50-year-old woman with squamous cell carcinoma arising from a mature teratoma of the right ovary. Through this observation, we review the various clinical, radiological, pathological, therapeutic and prognostic aspects of this rare form of ovarian cancer.