Ovarian serous cystadenocarcinoma

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


Pelvic pain and palpable mass on physical exam.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Female

Two intramural masses 20 mm and 17 mm in diameters were seen in uterus inferring fibroids.

A large mass with lobulated margin and heterogeneous enhancement was seen behind uterus, measuring about 74×65×73 mm. The mass seems to originated from right ovary.

A little free fluid was seen in right adnexa. 

Case Discussion

Pathology proven right ovarian serous cystadenocarcinoma which is the malignant form of ovarian serous tumor, the most common type of ovarian epithelial tumor. It is the most common type of ovarian malignancy.

No local invasion, no regional lymphadenopathy, and no metastasis.

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