Rare tumor of the ovary: Primitive choriocarcinoma


We report the case of a patient of 30 years with primary choriocarcinoma of the ovary. This patient referred for abdomino-pelvic mass suspected clinically and sonographically. Exploratory laparotomy was performed with the presence of two latero-uterine mass adherents to the highly vascularised uterus and difficult to resects deep plane with a mass left hepatic bleeding. A biopsy of both masses was performed and histological examination with immunehistochemical study returned for a primary ovarian non-gestational choriocarcinoma and the patient received 4 cycles of chemotherapy after hepatic artery embolization with good clinical, biological and radiological evaluation.

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Errarhay, S. , Hmidani, N. , Mahmoud, S. , Fatemi, H. , Saadi, H. , Mesbahi, O. , Squalli, N. , Bouchikhi, C. , Afaf, A. and Banani, A. (2013) Rare tumor of the ovary: Primitive choriocarcinoma. Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 3, 448-450. doi: 10.4236/ojog.2013.35083.

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