Renal Cell Carcinoma Metastatic to The Ovary: A Case Report

Authors

  • Nejat Özgül Gynecologic Oncology Division, Etlik Maternity and Women’s Health Teaching and Research Hospital, Ankara
  • Özlem Seçilmiş Kerimoğlu Gynecologic Oncology Division, Etlik Maternity and Women’s Health Teaching and Research Hospital, Ankara
  • Taner Turan Gynecologic Oncology Division, Etlik Maternity and Women’s Health Teaching and Research Hospital, Ankara
  • Gökhan Tulunay Gynecologic Oncology Division, Etlik Maternity and Women’s Health Teaching and Research Hospital, Ankara
  • Şadıman Altınbaş Kıykaç Gynecologic Oncology Division, Etlik Maternity and Women’s Health Teaching and Research Hospital, Ankara
  • Heyecan Öktem Pathology Division, Etlik Maternity and Women’s Health Teaching and Research Hospital, Ankara
  • Nurettin Boran Gynecologic Oncology Division, Etlik Maternity and Women’s Health Teaching and Research Hospital, Ankara
  • Faruk Köse Gynecologic Oncology Division, Etlik Maternity and Women’s Health Teaching and Research Hospital, Ankara

Keywords:

Renal clear cell adenocarcinoma, Metastasis, Ovary

Abstract

Identification of extraovarian sites with primary tumors similar to ovarian tumors like that renal clear cell adenocarcinoma is difficult. Ovarian metastasis from renal clear cell adenocarcinoma is quite rare and such entity presented in this article. Primary site was right kidney and tumor spread to bilateral ovaries.
Immunohistochemical study was necessitated for diagnosis of primary site. Patient died on the 58th day after the operation due to pulmonary emboli. Ovarian metastasis in pelvic masses must be kept in mind. Identification of primary focus is important regard with planning of treatment and determining the prognosis. The presented case is distinctive with the primary focus being in the right kidney, the ovary metastasis being bilateral and development of pulmonary emboli. Special care must be attributed regarding the risk of pulmonary emboli, especially in patients diagnosed as renal clear cell.

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Published

2008-04-23

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Özgül N, Kerimoğlu Özlem S, Turan T, Tulunay G, Altınbaş Kıykaç Şadıman, Öktem H, Boran N, Köse F. Renal Cell Carcinoma Metastatic to The Ovary: A Case Report. Gynecol Obstet Reprod Med [Internet]. 2008Apr.23 [cited 2022May28];14(1):69-71. Available from: https://gorm.com.tr/index.php/GORM/article/view/438

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