Pure primary ovarian squamous cell carcinoma

Gilad Ben-Baruch*, Yehezkeal Menashe, Emil Herczeg, Joseph Menczer

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Abstract

A 65-year-old woman with pure primary ovarian squamous cell carcinoma invading the fallopian tube and the terminal illeum is described. The tumor recurred shortly after surgery in spite of complete ressection. No response to chemotherapy was observed and the patient expired 6 months after diagnosis. In order to establish the diagnosis of pure primary ovarian squamous cell carcinoma extragenital and genital tumors containing squamous elements as well as endometriosis have to be excluded.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)257-262
Number of pages6
JournalGynecologic Oncology
Volume29
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1988

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