International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology
2020, Vol. 4, Issue 5, Part C
CA ovary masquerading as CA cervix
Author(s): Dr. Renu Singh and Dr. Manjushree Waiker
Abstract: Ovarian malignancy forms the most common gynaecological cancer causing deaths in world and second most common gynaecological malignancy, first being the ca cervix. The presentation of the two are different and also differ in the symptoms and the age of occurrence. Yet tertiary care centres witness patients with atypical and rare features that pose a delimma as to which is the primary malignancy. This case deals with a case presenting with an adenexal mass with ascitis along with a growth evident in the per speculum examination. Heading with our further evaluation, tumour markers and imaging by CT scan and ruling out the various possibilities like synchronous malignancy, primary peritoneal malignancy or a metastasis we reached at a conclusion of a primary ovarian malignancy under the facade of cervical malignancy.