Bilateral ovarian fibromas in children

Charles G. Howell, David A. Rogers, Donna S. Gable, Greer D. Falls

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Abstract

The case of bilateral ovarian fibromas occurring in an 8-year-old black girl is reported. These lesions occur rarely in premenarchal females and may be a manifestation of Nevoid Basal Cell Syndrome. Calcifications are reported to occur rarely in ovarian fibromas but seem to occur frequently in fibromas in children. Management is guided by the benignity of the lesion and consists of surgical excision of the fibroma. Preservation of normal ovarian tissue is recommended with the acknowledged risk of recurrence of the fibroma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)690-691
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Pediatric Surgery
Volume25
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1990

Keywords

  • Ovarian fibroma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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