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Metastases of the digestive tract and ovarian tumors - or vice versa: an analysis
M. Gojnic1,*, V. Dugalic2, V. Jeremic2, D. Filimonovic3, N. Popovic4
1 Institute of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade University, Serbia and Montenegro
2 Institute of Surgery, Serbia and Montenegro
3 University Hospital 'Narodni Front', Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
4 Institute of Anesthesia, Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade University, Serbia and Montenegro
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2006, 27(3), 299–300;
Published: 10 June 2006
Ovarian carcinoma may appear regardless of age, including during childhood. Predisposing factors for the development of ovanan carcinoma are age (usually over 40), positive family history, mumps parotitis, small number of deliveries, environmental factors, persistant ovulation, etc. Metastases may appear in the ovary from almost all primary sites.