International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology
2020, Vol. 4, Issue 3, Part B
Rarity does not rule out the diagnosis-huge sex-cord stromal cell tumor of the ovary
Author(s): Dr. Shaflia Shukkur, Dr. Deepa Shanmugham and Dr. Varadha Raja Perumal Radhakrishnan
Abstract: Huge borderline ovarian tumors are rare in modern medicine because of the awareness, earlier medical consultation and available ultrasound facility even in rural area. Huge ovarian tumor with rapid growth in reproductive age group will lead the clinician towards a diagnosis of ovarian carcinoma. Ovarian sex cord-stromal tumours are a rare group of tumors and accounts for approximately for 7% of all ovarian tumors. A 44-year-old female presented with abdominal distension and pain. Her examination findings and investigation gave a probable diagnosis of ovarian carcinoma. Staging laparotomy and enucleation of tumor was performed en bloc. Histopathology revealed the tumor as mixed sex cord stromal tumor.
Dr. Shaflia Shukkur, Dr. Deepa Shanmugham, Dr. Varadha Raja Perumal Radhakrishnan. Rarity does not rule out the diagnosis-huge sex-cord stromal cell tumor of the ovary . Int J Clin Obstet Gynaecol 2020;4(3):80-83. DOI: 10.33545/gynae.2020.v4.i3b.579