IMR Press / EJGO / Volume 36 / Issue 5 / DOI: 10.12892/ejgo2695.2015

European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology (EJGO) is published by IMR Press from Volume 40 Issue 1 (2019). Previous articles were published by another publisher on a subscription basis, and they are hosted by IMR Press on as a courtesy and upon agreement with S.O.G.

Case Report
successful management of a giant mucinous ovarian tumor with intraoperative controlled fluid aspiration
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1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Bakirkoy Dr Sadi Konuk Teaching and Research Hospital, Istanbul
2 Clinic of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Van Ozalp State Hospital, Van
3 Department of General Surgery, Bakirkoy Dr Sadi Konuk Teaching and Research Hospital, Istanbul (Turkey)
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2015, 36(5), 615–617;
Published: 10 October 2015

Background: The aim of this article was to present management of a giant ovarian mass. Case Report: A 61-year-old patient was admitted with compliants of abdominal swelling and dyspnea. Ultrasound revealed a giant ovarian mass with dimesnions 47x43x30 cm. The patient underwent laparatomy and the cyst’s content was aspirated before total cyst excision. The total weight of the mass was calculated to be 42.5 kg. Postoperatively, the patient was discharged on her postoperative seventh day. Conclusion: Giant ovarian cysts can be managed with controlled aspiration before total cyst excision.
CA 19.9 antigen
Mucinous cystadenoma
Ovarian neoplasm
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