Table 1: Clinical characteristics and treatment of patients with primary immature teratoma of the uterus in the literature.

AuthorAgeSymptomsSite of tumorHistologyTreatmentRelapse
(months)
Treatment of relapse

Our case
56Urinary symptoms
Lower abdominal distention
CorpusITHysterectomyYes (3)BEP 1
Newsom-Davis et al., 2009 [5]
82Vaginal bleedingCorpusITHysterectomy and bilateral salpingooophorectomyYes (6)EP 1, ET 1,
TP 1 + surgery
Gomez-Lobo et al., 2007 [6]
15Vaginal bleeding
Pelvic pain
nsIT, high gradeLesion excision + chemotherapyns
Iwanaga et al., 1993 [7]36Pelvic pain
Lower abdominal distention
FundusIT, grade 3Hysterectomy + chemotherapy (VAC × 2)No
Ansah-Boateng et al., 1985 [8]37Vaginal bleedingnsIT, grade 2Hysterectomy + radiotherapyNo

ns: not specified; IT: immature teratoma; VAC: vincristine, actinomycin D, cyclophosphamide; BEP: bleomycin, etoposide, cisplatin; EP: etoposide, cisplatin; ET: etoposide, paclitaxel; TP: palcitaxel, cisplatin.