Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics

, Volume 281, Issue 3, pp 561–564 | Cite as

Extraovarian primary peritoneal papillary serous carcinoma

  • Pallavi Bhuyan
  • Sitaram Mahapatra
  • Smita Mahapatra
  • Sudha Sethy
  • Pankaj Parida
  • Surama Satpathy
Gynecologic Oncology

Abstract

Objective

To identify an unusual histologic entity, extraovarian primary peritoneal carcinoma (EOPPC) along with a review of the recent literature.

Methods

A thorough clinical examination along with detail laboratory parameters was studied in a 56-year-old female who presented with ascites and an elevated serum CA-125. Multiple microscopic sections were studied from the surgical specimen received comprising of total hysterectomy, bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy and omentectomy.

Results

A diagnosis of EOPPC was made after a thorough study.

Conclusion

A correct diagnosis and timely management of this unusual histologic entity can result in long-term disease-free survival of the patient.

Keywords

Extraovarian neoplasms Peritoneal Carcinoma Primary carcinoma 

Notes

Conflict of interest statement

We declare that we have no conflict of interest.

References

  1. 1.
    Eltabbakh GH, Piver MS (1998) Extraovarian primary peritoneal carcinoma. Oncology 129(6):813–825Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Alvarez JV, Gomez MM, Prats MDG, Agorreta MA, Cajal JMR, Lopez JILL, Goyanes JPR (2007) Extraovarian primary peritoneal carcinoma: a case report. Rev Esp Patol 40(1):47–52CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Rosen HR, Rosen AC, Preiser J, Stierer M, Klein M, Hanak H (1992) Non-ovarian peritoneal papillary serous carcinoma with high CA125 levels. Arch Gynaecol Obstet 251:199–202CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Shimoyama Y, Tsuchihashi S, Kabeshima Y, Furuta K, Asato Y, Natori M, Mukai M (2000) Extraovarian peritoneal serous papillary carcinoma showing complete remission after treatment with cisplatin. Int J Clin Oncol 5(5):337–340CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Kannerstein M, Churg J, McCaughey WTE et al (1977) Papillary tumors of the peritoneum in women: mesothelioma or papillary carcinoma. Am J Obstet Gynecol 127:306–314PubMedGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Chen Karl TK, Flam Marshall S (1986) Peritoneal papillary serous carcinoma with long term survival. Cancer 58:1371–1373CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. 7.
    Parmley TH, Woodruff JD (1974) The ovarian mesothelioma. Am J Obstet Gynecol 120:234–241PubMedGoogle Scholar
  8. 8.
    Eltabbakh GH, Piver MS, Natarajan N, Mettlin CJ (1998) Epidemiologic differences between women with extraovarian primary peritoneal carcinoma and women with epithelial ovarian cancer. Obstet Gynaecol 91(2):254–259CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. 9.
    Dalrymple JC, Bannatyne P, Russell P et al (1989) Extraovarian peritoneal serous papillary carcinoma: a clinicopathologic study of 31 cases. Cancer 64:110–115CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  10. 10.
    Riedenauer WB, Janjua SA, Kwon DS et al (2007) Immunohistochemical identification of primary peritoneal serous custadenocarcinoma mimicking advanced colorectal carcinoma: a case report. J Med Case Rep 1:150CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. 11.
    Cormio G, Vagno GD, Gesu GD, Mastroianni M, Mellilli GA et al (2000) Primary peritoneal carcinoa: a report of twelve cases and a review of the literature. Gynaecol Obstet Invest 50:203–206CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Pallavi Bhuyan
    • 1
  • Sitaram Mahapatra
    • 1
  • Smita Mahapatra
    • 1
  • Sudha Sethy
    • 1
  • Pankaj Parida
    • 1
  • Surama Satpathy
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PathologyS.C.B. Medical CollegeCuttackIndia

Personalised recommendations