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Indian Journal of Surgery
Medknow Publications on behalf of Association of Surgeons of India
ISSN: 0972-2068
Vol. 65, No. 4, 2003, pp. 373-374
Bioline Code: is03076
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Indian Journal of Surgery, Vol. 65, No. 4, 2003, pp. 373-374

 en Case Report - Bilataeral adrenal metastases from bilateral small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the ovary
Shirley Sundersingh, Sundaram Rajasundaram, Urmila Majhi

Abstract

A 31-year-old female was referred to our institute following total abdominal hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy done elsewhere for a pelvic mass diagnosed as bilateral ovarian tumour. Further investigations revealed bilateral adrenal masses for which she underwent bilateral adrenalectomy. Histological examination of both the ovarian and adrenal tumours revealed features of small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the ovary. These are rare ovarian tumours and metastases from them to the adrenal glands has not been reported so far.

Keywords
Ovary tumour, Adrenal metastases, Small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma.

 
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