Omental cake

Case contributed by Dr Varun Babu


Carcinoma ovary following three cycles of chemotherapy, came for tumour burden assessment.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female

Soft tissue thickening in omentum is seen in the infraumbilical region.A multicystic confluent mass lesion with dense solid components is seen surrounding the uterus as well as involving small bowel mesentery. 

Case Discussion

Omental caking is an example of direct tumor spread typically seen in pancreatic, ovarian or colon malignancies, appearing as soft tissue thickening involving omentum or the transverse mesocolon. 

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Case information

rID: 57477
Published: 9th Jan 2018
Last edited: 21st Nov 2019
System: Gynaecology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Vivid Diagnostic Centre

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