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Carolina Oliveira, Hálio Duarte, Carla Bartosch, Daniel Fernandes
INTRODUCTION: Fallopian tube carcinoma is a rare gynecological malignancy with low accuracy detection preoperatively. The symptoms are unspecific and imaging can be misleading. Since it was first described in 1847, there have been only a little over 2000 case reports. CASE PRESENTATION: This case report describes a 66-year-old Caucasian woman who presented with progressive diffuse abdominal pain, without other symptoms. After abdominopelvic magnetic resonance imaging, she was sent to the Portuguese Oncology Institute of Oporto with the suspicion of peritoneal carcinomatosis of unknown primary tumor...
2013: Journal of Medical Case Reports
J T Santoso, B Schwertner, R L Coleman, E V Hannigan
OBJECTIVE: This study evaluates the influence of a weekly tumor conference on the management of patient care in a gynecologic oncology service. METHODS: The study utilizes all patients discussed in the gyncologic oncology tumor conference at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) from January 1, 1998, to January 1, 2001. Patient's information (age, race, cancer site, stage, new cancer versus recurrent) was abstracted from the minutes and attendant log of the tumor board...
March 2004: International Journal of Gynecological Cancer
Wong Yick Fu, E. Neale, Felix Wong Wu Shun
Significantly elevated serum concentrations of lipid-associated sialic acid (LSA) were observed in 183 patients with invasive cervical carcinoma, 31 with uterine corpus adenocarcinoma and 71 with epithelial ovarian carcinoma prior to any treatment when compared with 50 normal control women (P < 0.05). Elevated LSA levels were also observed in five women with microinvasive cervical carcinoma and in four patients with uterine corpus leiomyosarcoma (P < 0.05). By contrast there were no significant elevations of serum LSA levels in 12 cases of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia, 32 of uterine corpus leiomyoma, 52 of benign ovarian cyst and 14 of mature ovarian teratoma when compared with normal control women...
May 1993: International Journal of Gynecological Cancer
M Kubica, E Veselý, L Zbojan
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April 1973: Ceskoslovenská Gynekologie
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