Atypisk symptomdebut af cancer i tuba ovarii

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  • Malene Meisner Hviid, Strandboulevarden 104, 3. th., 2100 København Ø. mmhviid@gmail.com.
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  • Biniam Teklay
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  • Pernille Tine Jensen

Fallopian tube cancer is rare and accounts for 0.3-1% of all gynaecological cancers. We describe a case of undiagnosed fallopian tube cancer presenting as a swollen inguinal lymph node and later diagnosed with PET-CT. Final histology revealed a serous adenocarcinoma of the fallopian tube with metastases to both ovaries and one inguinal lymph node. Recent studies suggest that serous borderline tumour of the ovaries originate from the fallopian tubes. The present case confirms this hypothesis. PET-CT is an important tool in diagnosing ovarian and fallopian tube cancers.

Bidragets oversatte titelAtypical debut of symptoms of fallopian tube cancer
OriginalsprogDansk
TidsskriftUgeskrift for laeger
Vol/bind175
Nummer37
Sider (fra-til)2114-5
Antal sider2
ISSN0041-5782
StatusUdgivet - 9 sep. 2013

    Forskningsområder

  • Cystadenocarcinoma, Serous/diagnosis, Fallopian Tube Neoplasms/diagnosis, Female, Humans, Inguinal Canal/diagnostic imaging, Lymph Nodes/diagnostic imaging, Lymphatic Metastasis, Middle Aged, Multimodal Imaging, Neoplasm Staging, Ovarian Neoplasms/diagnosis, Radionuclide Imaging

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