International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Pathology | India | Volume 5 Issue 10, October 2016

Krukenberg Tumor in a Young Woman: A Rare Presentation

Sujata S Giriyan [9] | Madhushree K S

Abstract: Krukenberg tumors mostly occur after 40 years. Metastatic ovarian tumors in young age are very rare and reported to be 2 % of all the cases. A 30 year old woman, parity-2, presented with pain abdomen, abdominal distension and amenorrhea. On examination 18 weeks lump was palpable firm to hard in consistency and mobile. On ultrasonography bilateral ovarian tumors were reported. Total abdominal hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy was performed. Microscopic examination revealedsignet ring cells with glandular differentiation, diffusely invading the parenchyma. Diagnosis of KRUKENBERG tumor was made. Endoscopic biopsy confirmed the diagnosis of adenocarcinoma stomach. This case is reported because of its rarity in younger age group.

Keywords: ovaries, krukenberg, metastasis

Edition: Volume 5 Issue 10, October 2016,

Pages: 216 - 217

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