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Gestational ovarian choriocarcinoma: A case report

Hemalata Mahantappa, Suguna Belur, Ankita Agarwal.

Abstract
Ovarian choriocarcinoma is an extremely rare trophoblastic disease of either gestational or non-gestational origin. It can arise due to metastasis from uterine choriocarcinoma or from an ovarian ectopic pregnancy. Here we present a case of gestational ovarian choriocarcinoma in a 27-year-old female clinically diagnosed as ectopic ovarian pregnancy. Histopathologically, the tumor showed characteristic features of choriocarcinoma. The presence of corpus luteum adjacent to the tumor, high serum β-HCG levels and reproductive age of the patient favored the diagnosis of gestational choriocarcinoma.

Key words: Gestational choriocarcinoma, choriocarcinoma, ovary


 
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Mahantappa H, Belur S, Agarwal A. Gestational ovarian choriocarcinoma: A case report. Arch Clin Exp Surg. 2018; 7(4): 171-174. doi:10.5455/aces.20180314041954


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Mahantappa H, Belur S, Agarwal A. Gestational ovarian choriocarcinoma: A case report. http://www.ejmaces.com/?mno=293405 [Access: March 24, 2019]. doi:10.5455/aces.20180314041954


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Mahantappa H, Belur S, Agarwal A. Gestational ovarian choriocarcinoma: A case report. Arch Clin Exp Surg. (2018), [cited March 24, 2019]; 7(4): 171-174. doi:10.5455/aces.20180314041954



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Mahantappa, H., Belur, . S. & Agarwal, . A. (2018) Gestational ovarian choriocarcinoma: A case report. Arch Clin Exp Surg, 7 (4), 171-174. doi:10.5455/aces.20180314041954



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Mahantappa, Hemalata, Suguna Belur, and Ankita Agarwal. 2018. Gestational ovarian choriocarcinoma: A case report. Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery (ACES), 7 (4), 171-174. doi:10.5455/aces.20180314041954



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Mahantappa, Hemalata, Suguna Belur, and Ankita Agarwal. "Gestational ovarian choriocarcinoma: A case report." Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery (ACES) 7 (2018), 171-174. doi:10.5455/aces.20180314041954



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Mahantappa, Hemalata, Suguna Belur, and Ankita Agarwal. "Gestational ovarian choriocarcinoma: A case report." Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery (ACES) 7.4 (2018), 171-174. Print. doi:10.5455/aces.20180314041954



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Mahantappa, H., Belur, . S. & Agarwal, . A. (2018) Gestational ovarian choriocarcinoma: A case report. Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery (ACES), 7 (4), 171-174. doi:10.5455/aces.20180314041954





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