Ovarian teratoma

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What is ovarian teratoma?

Ovarian teratoma is a growth of cells (hair follicles, skin glands, muscle, and other tissues) that begin in egg cells. Depending on the size and location of the teratoma, it may cause complications such as rupture, infection, and pain.

Common symptoms reported by people with ovarian teratoma

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people for ovarian teratoma

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Compare treatments taken by people with ovarian teratoma

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Who has ovarian teratoma on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 1 new patients joined this month
  • 16 say ovarian teratoma is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 3
30s 9
40s 10
50s 8
60s 2
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 4
20-29 years 4
30-39 years 4
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 1
Female 32

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 19
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from ovarian teratoma patients who have completed their condition history
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