IMR Press / EJGO / Volume 39 / Issue 5 / DOI: 10.12892/ejgo3835.2018

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Open Access Case Report
Asymptomatic ovarian hemangioma in a postmenopausal patient with elevated estrogen
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1 Department of Gynecology, First Affiliated Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang, China
2 Department of Pathology, First Affiliated Hospital and College of Basic Medical Sciences of China Medical University, Shenyang, China
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2018, 39(5), 810–812; https://doi.org/10.12892/ejgo3835.2018
Published: 10 October 2018
Abstract

Ovarian hemangiomas are rare. Here, the authors report an asymptomatic ovarian hemangioma in a postmenopausal patient. Ultrasound revealed a left ovarian cyst measuring 2.06×1.74×2.11 cm in a 57-year-old postmenopausal female. On preoperative examination, estrogen and carbohydrate antigen 72-4 (CA72-4) were 131 pmol/L and 7.88 U/mL, respectively. The results of intraoperative frozen section examination and final histopathology were indicative of an ovarian hemangioma. This rare case of asymptomatic ovarian hemangioma with elevated estrogen might demonstrate a possible relationship between estrogen levels and ovarian hemangioma.
Keywords
Ovarian hemangioma
Estrogen
CA72-4
Asymptomatic
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