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Ovarian Cancer Revealed by Perineal Tumor: A Case Report and a Literature Review

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DOI: 10.4236/oalib.1102637    567 Downloads   900 Views

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Background: Cutaneous metastasis of ovarian epithelial adenocarcinoma is rare, and most cases present as cutaneous nodules, generally as periumbilical Sister Joseph’s nodules. An uncommon presentation of cutaneous metastases from ovarian carcinoma is perineal tumor. Case: A 56-year-old patient has a serous adenocarcinoma reveled with a perineal tumor. After surgery, the patient started chemotherapy with bad evolution, and the patient died after 3 months. Conclusions: The prognosis of the cutaneous metastasis of the ovarian adenocarcinoma is poor, but palliative treatment is usually indicated that further studies evaluating the role of specific therapies are needed to guide treatment.

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Bassir, A. , Dhibou, H. , Boukhanni, L. , Fakhir, B. , Harou, K. , Benkeddour, Y. , Asmouki, H. and Soummani, A. (2016) Ovarian Cancer Revealed by Perineal Tumor: A Case Report and a Literature Review. Open Access Library Journal, 3, 1-5. doi: 10.4236/oalib.1102637.

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