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Japanese Journal of Radiology

, Volume 27, Issue 6, pp 247–251 | Cite as

Sclerosing stromal tumor of the ovary with atypical magnetic resonance imaging findings in a middle-aged woman

  • Hiroko WadaEmail author
  • Akihito Mitsumori
  • Tsuyoshi Hyoudou
  • Shinnichirou Matsubara
  • Michinori Yamamoto
  • Masayoshi Fujisawa
  • Nobuo Akamatsu
  • Susumu Kanazawa
Case Report

Abstract

We encountered a case of atypical sclerosing stromal tumor of the ovary (SST) in a middle-aged woman. This 52-year-old woman presented with a 2-year history of abdominal distention. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed a large mass extending from the pelvis to the epigastrium. T2-weighted MRI showed an island-shaped area of slight hyperintensity. Dynamic MRI demonstrated gradual light enhancement of the area in which T2-weighted imaging showed low intensity. The diagnosis of the tumor proved difficult because neither MRI findings nor the age of getting sick were atypical. We report this case with MRI findings and correlated pathology.

Key words

Sclerosing stromal tumor Ovarian neoplasm Middle-aged woman MRI 

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© Japan Radiological Society 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hiroko Wada
    • 1
    Email author
  • Akihito Mitsumori
    • 1
  • Tsuyoshi Hyoudou
    • 1
  • Shinnichirou Matsubara
    • 1
  • Michinori Yamamoto
    • 1
  • Masayoshi Fujisawa
    • 2
  • Nobuo Akamatsu
    • 3
  • Susumu Kanazawa
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyHimeji Red Cross HospitalHimejiJapan
  2. 2.Department of PathologyHimeji Red Cross HospitalHimejiJapan
  3. 3.Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyHimeji Red Cross HospitalHimejiJapan
  4. 4.Department of Radiology, Graduate School of MedicineThe University of OkayamaOkayamaJapan

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