Journal of Women's Health Care

Journal of Women's Health Care
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0420

Rossi Giulio

Pathology and Trasfusional Medicine Department, Pathology Unit, “Santa Maria delle Croci” Hospital, viale Randi 5, Ravenna, Italy

  • Case Report   
    Early Rare Colonic Recurrence of Epithelial Ovarian Cancer: A Case Report
    Author(s): Moriconi Lorenzo, Casanova Claudia, Rossi Giulio, Montroni Isacco, Ferrara Filippo and Comerci Giuseppe*

    Ovarian cancer is the most lethal gynecological malignancy in the industrialized countries and is characterized by an intraperitoneal spread involving the wall of the large bowel from serosa. Rarely, both at the time of diagnosis and in recurrences, neoplastic metastasis to colon and rectum spread through vessels presenting as an intraluminal masses that involve mucosa and submucosa and mimic a primitive colonic cancer. In this case report, we present a case of a 49-year-old patient that showed irregular bowel motion alternating diarrhea and constipation, after ten months from the first surgery with complete cytoreduction for ovarian cancer. Primitive cancer was a mixed high-grade epithelial adenocarcinoma, clear cell and serous, FIGO staging IIB. Colonoscopy showed an intraluminal fungating mass of about 3 cm at 7 cm from the anal verge, with macroscopic aspect suggesting a primitive.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2167- 0420.22.11.570

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