Oncology and Fibroids
Most common ovarian tumour to undergo torsion (AIPG 2007)
|A||Benign cystic teratoma|
Benign cystic teratoma
a. According to Novak's Gynaecology 13th ed pg 926 'benign cystic teratoma is the most common neoplasm to undergo torsion.'
b. Whereas Shaws 13th ed Pg 366 'torsion is most frequently seen with mucinous cystadenomas.'
c. Since mucinous cystadenomas is not given in the options, benign cystic teratoma is the ans here.
d. But even if mucinous cystadenoma is given as an option, benign cystic teratoma should be the ans since Novak's
e. gynaecology should be preffered over Shaws for answers.