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Case Reports in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2012, Article ID 134032, 3 pages
Case Report

Growing Teratoma Syndrome: A Rare Case Report and Review of the Literature

1Obstetrics & Gynaecology, UKM Medical Centre, 56000 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2Bagian Obstetri dan Ginekologi, Universitas Hasanuddin, Makassar 90245, Indonesia

Received 3 January 2012; Accepted 16 February 2012

Academic Editors: B. A. Gbolade and J. Kumakiri

Copyright © 2012 Nirmala Kampan 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.


Growing teratoma syndrome is rare and usually it occurs in the younger aged group. The use of chemotherapy following initial surgical resection will yield the diagnosis following tumour enlargement. Complete resection is usually curative and renders better prognosis.