Published: 2017-03-30

Unilateral minimal ovarian cancer with peritoneal implant and an intraepithelial carcinoma in the contralateral fallopian tube

Hiroyuki Terada, Ken-ichi Honda, Tomoko Nakagawa, Aki Takase, Yasushi Kurihara, Tetsuji Ando, Masashige Tendo, Takeshi Hori, Keiko Miyamoto, Mayumi Inaba, Masahiko Ohsaw


Here we present postoperative pathology of an 82-year-old woman who presented with massive ascites, and an implant-like adenocarcinoma on her intrapelvic peritoneum, which revealed a minimal (<5mm) serous adenocarcinoma on her left ovary and an intraepithelial carcinoma on inner surface of her right Fallopian tube.  The left ovarian serous adenocarcinoma may have originated as an intraepithelial carcinoma on contralateral Fallopian tube.


Contralateral fallopian tube, Intraepithelial carcinoma, Ovarian serous adenocarcinoma

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