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Cystadenofibroma of Ovary: A Rare Case Report

Pratibha Singh, Meenakshi Gothwal, Garima Yadav, Navdeep K Ghuman

Keywords : Laparotomy, Ovarian cystadenofibroma, Ovarian tumor

Citation Information : Singh P, Gothwal M, Yadav G, Ghuman NK. Cystadenofibroma of Ovary: A Rare Case Report. J South Asian Feder Menopause Soc 2019; 7 (2):94-96.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10032-1191

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2019

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; The Author(s).


Ovarian cystadenofibroma of a rare benign tumor of the ovary often mimicking as a malignant ovarian tumor. Cystadenofibroma of the ovary affects females in the fifth decade, usually a benign tumor. Their presentation often mimics a malignant tumor posing a difficult management decision for the clinicians. It has epithelial and fibrous stromal components; they represent less than 2% of benign ovarian tumors. We report here a case of a postmenopausal woman with clinical presentation of a mass per abdomen, suspicious of malignant ovarian tumor based on imaging of complex cysts with thick septa and a raised CA-125. She underwent exploratory laparotomy for the same, and histopathology revealed it to be a benign serous cystadenofibroma of the ovary. We report this case for its rarity as well as for certain features that may help a clinician to suspect this entity intraoperatively, and optimize management for this benign condition.

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