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BioMed Research International
Volume 2014, Article ID 970243, 3 pages
Clinical Study

Sex Cord Tumor with Annular Tubules: An Incidental Finding in an Endometriotic Cyst—The First Known Cooccurrence

Department of Pathology, GB Pant Hospital and Associated Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi 110002, India

Received 3 April 2014; Accepted 7 September 2014; Published 2 November 2014

Academic Editor: Dimosthenis Miliaras

Copyright © 2014 Meeta Singh et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Sex cord tumor with annular tubules (SCTATs) is a relatively rare ovarian neoplasm often having a syndromic association with Peutz-Jeghers syndrome (PJS). Other associations described with this rare neoplasm include adenoma malignum of cervix, Turners syndrome, dysgerminoma, gonadoblastoma, endometrial carcinoma, and endometriosis of fallopian tube. We describe for the first time to the best of our literature search the incidental detection of SCTAT coexisting with an endometriotic cyst of ovary. Meticulous histological scanning and awareness is mandatory for detection of such unusual incidental lesions. Non-PJS SCTATs tend to be larger and could be more prone to distant metastasis, warranting subsequent follow-up.