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CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 56-58

Huge mucinous cystadenoma in pregnancy: A case report from Ile-Ife, South West Nigeria, and review of challenges in management


Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospitals Complex, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria

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Dr. M S Archibong
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospitals Complex, Ile-Ife, Osun State
Nigeria
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DOI: 10.4103/njhs.njhs_19_22

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Huge ovarian masses in pregnancy can have significant impact and effect on pregnancy outcome. Mucinous cystadenoma is a benign tumour of the ovary, which sometimes can undergo significant growth in pregnancy, thereby posing certain challenges in management. A case of a 26-year-old G4P1 +2 with huge mucinous cystadenoma is presented, who had an elective caesarean section at term and right salpingo-oophorectomy. Ovarian mass measured 40 cm × 30 cm. The challenges in management are highlighted and discussed.


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