Published in Women's Health Weekly, August 10th, 2006
According to recent research published in the Journal of Clinical Pathology, "Benign and malignant somatic tumours arising in mature cystic teratomas of the ovary are a rare but recognised phenomenon. Squamous cell carcinoma is the most common somatic malignancy arising in ovarian teratomas, although many other types of tumor have been described."
"An angiosarcoma with 'cutaneous' type typical features arising in a dermoid cyst of the ovary is reported. Vascular tumours have only rarely been described as secondary somatic tumours in...
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