Angiosarcoma Arising in Mature Cystic Teratoma of the Ovary: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

ArticleinInternational journal of gynecological pathology: official journal of the International Society of Gynecological Pathologists 28(5):453-7 · October 2009with16 Reads
Impact Factor: 1.67 · DOI: 10.1097/PGP.0b013e31819d4574 · Source: PubMed


    Mature cystic teratoma of the ovary is the most common ovarian tumor. Malignant transformation of this neoplasm is rare and is mostly represented by squamous carcinoma. Less frequently, malignant transformation is represented by a sarcoma. To date, only 5 cases of angiosarcoma arising in a mature cystic teratoma of the ovary have been reported. Herein, we report the clinicopathologic features of one such case. A review of the literature is also presented.