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Open Access Case Report

Late recurrence of ovarian granulosa cell tumor at the retroperitoneal and renal hilum level in a single-kidney patient - case report

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1 Urology Departament, Pathology Department, Complejo Hospitalario Universitario de Albacete, Albacete, Spain
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2007, 28(6), 487–490;
Published: 10 December 2007
Abstract

Background: Ovarian granulosa cell tumors are rare tumors characterized by a long natural history and a tendency to late recurrence. Surgical resection, radiotherapy, chemotherapy and hormone therapy are possible options to treat recurrent disease. The choice will depend on the patient's condition and the site of recurrence. Case: We describe the case of a 72-year-old patient with a single left kidney who presented retroperitoneal recurrence of ovarian granulosa cell tumor at the left renal hilum ten years after primary treatment. Conclusion: This case illustrates an example of very late recurrence and emphasizes the importance of extended follow-up for these patients.

Keywords
Granulosa cell tumor
Ovary
Recurrence
Retroperitoneal nodal metastasis
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