Large ovarian dermoid, a cause for fetal growth restriction and oligohydramnios: rare instance in literature

Authors

  • Anupma . Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, ESIC Medical College and Hosptal, Faridabad, Haryana, India
  • Avir Sarkar Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
  • Deepak Yadav Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, ESIC Medical College and Hosptal, Faridabad, Haryana, India
  • Jagadish C. Sharma Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, ESIC Medical College and Hosptal, Faridabad, Haryana, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20214355

Keywords:

Dermoid cyst, Fetal growth restriction, Oligohydramnios, Teratoma

Abstract

Ovarian dermoids mostly remain asymptomatic during pregnancy. Large dermoids may present with torsion, hemorrhage or rupture. However, a dermoid cyst causing fetal growth restriction (FGR) and oligohydramnios is a very rare entity. We report a case of a large ovarian dernoid (15×12 cm) hampering intrauterine fetal growth. Due to the COVID-19 lockdown, patient was unable to get ultrasound examinations in early gestation, and thereby surgical intervention was not possible during the second trimester. As a result, this growing teratoma finally led to FGR by either exerting a pressure effect upon the uterus or by dwindling its blood supply.

 

Author Biography

Avir Sarkar, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India

Senior Resident, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, ESIC Medical College and Hospital, Faridabad, India

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2021-10-27

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