Extraovarian primary peritoneal papillary serous carcinoma
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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.
KeywordsExtraovarian neoplasms Peritoneal Carcinoma Primary carcinoma
Conflict of interest statement
We declare that we have no conflict of interest.
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