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



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


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.


A diagnosis of EOPPC was made after a thorough study.


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


Extraovarian neoplasms Peritoneal Carcinoma Primary carcinoma 


Conflict of interest statement

We declare that we have no conflict of interest.


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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

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