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Ovarian carcinoma as an incidental finding during cesarean section in a preeclamptic woman: case report

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1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Inonu University, Malatya, Turkey
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2007, 28(5), 423–424;
Published: 10 October 2007
Abstract

Gynecologic malignancies are rarely associated with pregnancy and ovarian tumors diagnosed during cesarean section are very uncommon. A 38-year-old grandmultipara with no prenatal care was hospitalized at an estimated 28 weeks of gestation for high blood pressure and increased proteinuria but no other symptoms of preeclampsia. We present a rare case of advanced ovarian car­cinoma diagnosed during cesarean section.

Keywords
Ovarian cancer
Cesarean section
Pregnancy
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