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>Journals >Ginecología y Obstetricia de México >Year 2012, Issue 07

Bernárdez ZF, Jáuregui MRA, Cabrera CE
Synchronous Double Primary Ovarian Tumor in situ
Ginecol Obstet Mex 2012; 80 (07)

Language: Español
References: 25
Page: 480-486
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Background: A finding of primary malignancies of different histological nature in each ovary is a particularly interesting condition since the information available about it is scarce and because there is hardly any consensus about its definition, classification and proper diagnostictherapeutic approach.
Clinical case: A case of a 49 year-old female patient presenting an abdominal mass with irregular 10 × 10 cm edges that comprises the area between the left illiac fossa and the umbilical scar. An exploratory laparatomy revealed two masses; a 15 cm cystic one in the left ovary, and an 8 cm one in the right ovary. The following histopathological analysis revealed a bilateral papillary carcinoma. A full oncogynecological surgical protocol for ovarian carcinoma was applied. The last histopathological analysis revealed a clear cell carcinoma in the left ovary, and a moderately differentiated endometrioid carcinoma in the right one.
Conclusions: A rare case of a synchronous double primary ovarian tumor is reported. Its clinical presentation, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up pose a particular classification issue.

Key words: Synchronous tumor, papillary carcinoma, endometrioid carcinoma.


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