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Open Access Original Research

Brain metastasis of ovarian cancer after negative second-look laparotomy

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1 University of Istanbul, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Gynecology and Obstetrics Department, Turkey
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2002, 23(4), 330–332;
Published: 10 August 2002
Abstract

We present a case of ovarian carcinoma that had brain metastasis seven months after having a negative second-look laparotomy and 13 months after the onset of diagnosis. Despite intense multidisciplinary treatment with surgery, chemotherapy and radiothe­rapy, the patient died seven months after second-look laparotomy.

Keywords
Ovarian carcinoma
Brain metastasis
Second-look laparotomy
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