A rare presentation of giant cystic retroperitoneal teratoma in adult; A case report.

  • Imran Aslam King Edward / Mayo Hospital Lahore.
  • Balakhsher Zaman King Edward University Lahore. 
  • Mohammad Sohail Asghar Mayo Hospital Lahore.
Keywords: Teratoma, Retroperitoneal, Germ Cell


Teratoma are bizarre tumors of germ cell and are usually present in testis and ovaries and contains structures like hairs, teeth, bone, thyroid tissue or more complex organs. Retroperitoneal occurrence is an uncommon site of presentation. They are usually present in childhood and rarely in adults. Here we are discussing a rare case presentation of middle age female, presented with abdominal fullness and pain which later diagnosed as retroperitoneal teratoma on CT scan. Clinical presentation, workup, surgical management, and outcome is discussed in this study.

Author Biographies

Imran Aslam, King Edward / Mayo Hospital Lahore.

MBBS, FCPS (General Surgery)

Associate Professor

North Surgery Department

Balakhsher Zaman, King Edward University Lahore. 

MBBS, MRCS, FCPS (General Surgery)

Assistant Professor

North Surgery Department


Mohammad Sohail Asghar, Mayo Hospital Lahore.


Postgraduate Resident