Which of the following ovarian tumor is most prone to undergo torsion during pregnancy :

Which of the following ovarian tumor is
most prone to undergo torsion during
pregnancy :
a) Serous cystadenoma
b) Mucinous cystadenoma
c) Dermoid cyst
d) Theca lutein cyst
Correct Answer - C
Ans. is c i.e. Dermoid cyst
“A benign cystic teratoma is the most common neoplasm to undergo
torsion, and it to the M/C benign tumor diagnosed during
pregnancy.”
A benign cystic teratoma is synonymous to dermoid cyst.
Remember :
Most common ovarian tumour in pregnancy is serous cystadenoma
but mostly remains undiagnosed.
Incidence of dermoid cyst is increased two fold during pregnancy
and it is the most common neoplasm diagnosed during pregnancy.
Hingorani sign seen : - In ovarian tumor during pregnancy.
Trendelenburg’s position can elicit the groove between two separate
swelling. Used to distinguish between ovarian tumour and fibroid