DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2349-3933.ijam20174308

Bilateral serous papillary adenocarcinoma of fallopian tube: a case report

Sheela K. M., Shanta Sadashivan, Keerthi C. P.

Abstract


Primary carcinoma of fallopian tube is rare and accounts for only 0.7-1.5% of all gynecological malignancies. Majority of the patients are postmenopausal with mean age of 61 years. Study present a case of 48-year-old lady, who underwent total abdominal hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo oophorectomy for a clinical diagnosis of fibroid uterus. Histopathological examination revealed, in addition to intramural fibroids, bilateral serous papillary adenocarcinoma of fallopian tube. We present this case due to its rarity.


Keywords


Bilateral, Fallopian tube, Serous papillary adenocarcinoma

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