International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology
2019, Vol. 3, Issue 3, Part A
Two cases of ovarian mature cystic teratoma with bowel fistulation
Author(s): Tomoko Matsuzono, Wong Yue Kie Kevin and Li Wai Hon
Abstract: Chronic diarrhoea is one of the most common reason for referral to a gastroenterology clinic, estimated prevalence of chronic diarrhoea in a Western population are 4–5%. Ovarian teratoma is a benign ovarian neoplasm, however it can be associated with various complications, and bowel fistulation is a very rare phenomenon. We hereby presented two young ladies with chronic diarrhea due to bowel fistulation complicating a benign ovarian mature teratoma.