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Borderline tumour arising in a transposed ovary in utero: a rare complication of the Estes operation
1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Gelderse Vallei Hospital, Ede
2 Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Atrium Medical Centre Parkstad, Heerlen (The Netherlands)
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2010, 31(2), 225–226;
Published: 10 April 2010
Ovarian transposition into the uterine cavity to restore fertility, the so-called Estes operation, has rarely been performed worldwide. Malignant degeneration of such transposed ovaries has never been reported in the literature. We present a case of a borderline tumour arising in a transposed ovary after an Estes operation.