Interactive Case Study Companion

Protuberant nodule with teeth
Hair and sebaceous material

10 - Ovary, mature cystic teratoma - Gross, cut surfaces and contents  
These cystic tumors contain hair and sebaceous material and often have a protuberant nodule (Rokitansky protuberance) that contains numerous types of tissues, including brain, bone, and even teeth.

Review: Neoplasia Introductory Images Part 2, Image 12 (ovary, benign cystic teratoma, gross)

Where else in the body do teratomas arise?


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