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Open Access Case Report

Abdominal wall metastasis from ovarian cancer after laparotomy. A case report

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1 Department of Surgery, Henri Becquerel Center, Rouen (France)
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2002, 23(6), 561–562;
Published: 10 December 2002
Abstract

A 27-year-old woman underwent surgery for an abdominal wall mass later confirmed to be a relapse of Stage I ovarian mucinous adenocarcinoma. The authors stress that caution should be observed during laparotomy to remove a malignant neoplasm in order to avoid parietal dissemination.

Keywords
Ovarian cancer
Laparotomy
Abdominal wall metastasis
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