The Report of an Ovarian Adenocarcinoma in Pregnancy with Pulmonary Metastasis

Hasanzadeh, Maliheh and Mahmoudinia, Malihe (2012) The Report of an Ovarian Adenocarcinoma in Pregnancy with Pulmonary Metastasis. The Iranian Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility, 15 (27). pp. 1-7.

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Introduction: Ovarian carcinoma is extremely rare in pregnancy. Prevalence of ovarian tumors in pregnancy is 1 case per 1000 pregnant women. This report is one case ofOvarian Adenocarcinoma in Pregnancy with Pulmonary Metastasis. Patient introduction: A 34-years-old pregnant woman with term pregnancy, fever, cough, and dyspnea was admitted at Qaem Hospital. The patient had severe distress respiratory so, endotracheal intubation was immediately performed. In her scenography, a huge abdominal mass was reported and on chest radiography, there were multiple pulmonary lesions. Cesarean section was carried out on the patient. During cesarean, unilateral salpingo-oophorectomy was implemented. On histological examination, ovarian adenocarcinoma was reported. The patient died after 10 days of admission. Investigating samples of pulmonary lesions, metastatic lesions were also reported. Conclusion: By immediate diagnosis of ovarian masses in pregnancy and proper treatment with surgery or chemotherapy, maternal death and perinatal mortality could be decreased.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WP Gynecology
WQ Obstetrics
Divisions: Journals > Iranian J Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility
Depositing User: ijogi ijogi
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2017 16:16
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2017 16:16

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