Krukenberg tumour

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


Abdominal pain and distention

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Female

Prominent small bowel loops filled with gas, no air-fluid level, no radiographic signs of intestinal obstruction. 


Coronal CT scan demonstrates bilateral ovarian masses which are relatively solid along with moderate volume of ascites


Both ovaries are replaced by lobulated, well defined, heterogeneously high T2, enhancing lesions. Moderate volume ascites see in the pelvis. 

Case Discussion

This case illustrates multi-modality imaging of a pathologically proven Krukenberg tumour of gastric origin. 

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Case information

rID: 14535
Published: 3rd Aug 2011
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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