IMR Press / EJGO / Volume 24 / Issue 5 / pii/2003205

European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology (EJGO) is published by IMR Press from Volume 40 Issue 1 (2019). Previous articles were published by another publisher on a subscription basis, and they are hosted by IMR Press on as a courtesy and upon agreement with S.O.G.

Case Report

A ruptured ovarian endometrioma mimicking ovarian malignancy: case report

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1 Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gaziantep University, Medical Faculty, Gaziantep, Turkey
2 Biochemistry, Gaziantep University, Medical Faculty, Gaziantep, Turkey
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2003, 24(5), 445–446;
Published: 10 October 2003

A 24-year-old single woman was referred to our department due to intermittent abdominal pain. Because her serum CA 125 con­centration was extremely elevated an ovarian malignancy was suspected. At the laparoscopic examination, it was determined to be a ruptured endometrioma and serum CA 125 concentrations rapidly decreased after surgery.

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