Turkish Journal of Pathology

Türk Patoloji Dergisi

Turkish Journal of Pathology

Turkish Journal of Pathology

2011, Vol 27, Num, 3     (Pages: 261-261)

Hashimoto's Disease in a Bilateral Benign Cystic Ovarian Teratoma: A Case Report

Rupinderjeet KAUR 1, Jasbir SINGH 1, Anureet KAUR 1, Rimpi BANSAL 1, Satish SHARMA 1

1 Department of Pathology, Giansagar Medical College and Hospital, Banur, Dist Patiala, PUNJAB, INDIA

DOI: 10.5146/tjpath.2011.01086
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A wide array of tissues derived from all the three germinal layers is seen in ovarian teratomas. Among these, thyroid tissue is present in 10% cases of all mature cystic teratomas.

We report this case of Hashimoto's thyroiditis in a clinically euthyroid patient who tested positive for antithyroid peroxidase antibodies in spite of normal thyroid hormone profile.

While the histological features of several disorders of thyroid tissue may be discovered, Hashimoto's thyroiditis is extremely rare finding in ovarian teratomas.

Keywords : Hashimoto thyroiditis, Teratoma, Mature, Dermoid, Ovary