Ovarian serous cystadenocarcinoma

Case contributed by Mohammad Taghi Niknejad
Diagnosis almost certain


Abdominopelvic pain and progressive distension.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female

A 220×150×210 mm multiseptated cystic lesion arising from the pelvis and extends until the level of the renal hilum. The right ovary couldn’t be defined separately from the mentioned mass. Some abdominopelvic free fluid is also evident. 

An IUD is present within the uterine cavity in the appropriate station.

Case Discussion

Ovarian multiseptated cystic lesion pathology proved 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.

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