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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief:

Overview

The mainstay of treatment for teratoma is surgical excision.The optimal therapy for teratoma depends on the stage at diagnosis. and also the type of teratoma Ovarian teratoma are chemosensitive


Medical Therapy

  • Pharmacologic medical therapy is recommended among patients with [disease subclass 1], [disease subclass 2], and [disease subclass 3].
  • Pharmacologic medical therapies for [disease name] include (either) [therapy 1], [therapy 2], and/or [therapy 3].
  • Empiric therapy for [disease name] depends on [disease factor 1] and [disease factor 2].
  • Patients with ovarian teratoma are treated with chemotherapy as they are highly chemosensitive [1]whereas patients with [disease subclass 2] are treated with [therapy 2].

Disease Name

  • 1 Stage 1 - Name of stage
    • 1.1 Specific Organ system involved 1
      • 1.1.1 Adult
        • Preferred regimen (1): drug name 100 mg PO q12h for 10-21 days (Contraindications/specific instructions)
        • Alternative regimen (1): drug name 500 mg PO q6h for 7–10 days
      • 1.1.2 Pediatric
        • 1.1.2.1 (Specific population e.g. children < 8 years of age)
          • Preferred regimen (1): drug name 50 mg/kg PO per day q8h (maximum, 500 mg per dose)
          • Alternative regimen (1): drug name10 mg/kg PO q6h (maximum, 500 mg per day)
        • 1.1.2.2 (Specific population e.g. 'children < 8 years of age')
          • Preferred regimen (1): drug name 4 mg/kg/day PO q12h(maximum, 100 mg per dose)
          • Alternative regimen (1): drug name 10 mg/kg PO q6h (maximum, 500 mg per day))
    • 1.2 Specific Organ system involved 2
      • 1.2.1 Adult
        • Preferred regimen (1): drug name 500 mg PO q8h
      • 1.2.2 Pediatric
        • Preferred regimen (1): drug name 50 mg/kg/day PO q8h (maximum, 500 mg per dose)
  • 2 Stage 2 - Name of stage
    • 2.1 Specific Organ system involved 1
      Note (1):
      Note (2):
      Note (3):
      • 2.1.1 Adult
        • Parenteral regimen
          • Preferred regimen (1): drug name 2 g IV q24h for 14 (14–21) days
          • Alternative regimen (1): drug name 2 g IV q8h for 14 (14–21) days
          • Alternative regimen (2): drug name 18–24 MU/day IV q4h for 14 (14–21) days
        • Oral regimen
          • Preferred regimen (1): drug name 500 mg PO q8h for 14 (14–21) days
          • Alternative regimen (1): drug name 500 mg PO q6h for 7–10 days
      • 2.1.2 Pediatric
        • Parenteral regimen
          • Preferred regimen (1): drug name 50–75 mg/kg IV q24h for 14 (14–21) days (maximum, 2 g)
          • Alternative regimen (1): drug name 150–200 mg/kg/day IV q6–8h for 14 (14–21) days (maximum, 6 g per day)
          • Alternative regimen (2):  drug name 200,000–400,000 U/kg/day IV q4h for 14 (14–21) days (maximum, 18–24 million U per day) '(Contraindications/specific instructions)'
        • Oral regimen
          • Preferred regimen (2): drug name (for children aged ≥ 8 years) 4 mg/kg/day PO q12h for 14 (14–21) days (maximum, 100 mg per dose)
          • Preferred regimen (3): drug name 30 mg/kg/day PO q12h for 14 (14–21) days (maximum, 500 mg per dose)
          • Alternative regimen (1): drug name 10 mg/kg PO q6h 7–10 days (maximum, 500 mg per day)
    • 2.2 'Other Organ system involved 2'
      Note (1):
      • .2.1 Adult
        • Parenteral regimen
          • Preferred regimen (1): drug name 2 g IV q24h for 14 (14–21) days
          • Alternative regimen (1): drug name 2 g IV q8h for 14 (14–21) days
          • Alternative regimen (2): drug name 18–24 MU/day IV q4h for 14 (14–21) days
        • Oral regimen
          • Preferred regimen (1): drug name 500 mg PO q8h for 14 (14–21) days
          • Alternative regimen (1): drug name 500 mg PO q6h for 7–10 days
      • 2.2.2 Pediatric
        • Parenteral regimen
          • Preferred regimen (1): drug name 50–75 mg/kg IV q24h for 14 (14–21) days (maximum, 2 g)
          • Alternative regimen (1): drug name 150–200 mg/kg/day IV q6–8h for 14 (14–21) days (maximum, 6 g per day)
          • Alternative regimen (2):  drug name 200,000–400,000 U/kg/day IV q4h for 14 (14–21) days (maximum, 18–24 million U per day)

References

  1. Douay-Hauser, Nathalie; Koskas, Martin; Walker, Francine; Luton, Dominique; Yazbeck, Chadi (2011). "Diagnosis and management of an immature teratoma during ovarian stimulation: a case report". Journal of Medical Case Reports. 5 (1). doi:10.1186/1752-1947-5-540. ISSN 1752-1947.

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