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Bilateral papillary cystadenoma of the mesosalpinx: a rare manifestation of Von Hippel–Lindau disease

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We report a rare case of a woman with bilateral papillary cystadenomata of the broad ligament with von Hippel–Lindau disease (VHL) (other manifestations: capillary hemangioblastomas of the spinal cord). Patient surveillance is important, because in the course of VHL-associated tumors malignant lesions may arise that are relevant for the prognosis.

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Zanotelli, D.B., Bruder, E., Wight, E. et al. Bilateral papillary cystadenoma of the mesosalpinx: a rare manifestation of Von Hippel–Lindau disease. Arch Gynecol Obstet 282, 343–346 (2010). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00404-010-1386-4

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Keywords

  • Von Hippel–Lindau disease
  • Papillary cystadenoma of the mesosalpinx