Vol 85, No 7 (2014)

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Krukenberg tumor – a multidisciplinary approach – a case report

Arkadiusz Szaramach, Dominik Świętoń, Edyta Szurowska, Ewa Szydłowska-szarmach, Jacek Kowalski, Tomasz Gorycki, Maciej Piskunowicz
DOI: 10.17772/gp/1769
Ginekol Pol 2014;85(7).


Metastatic lesions within the ovary constitute a serious diagnostic problem in daily practice. We present an interesting case of Krukenberg tumor in a woman 13 years after partial gastrectomy due to stomach cancer. Our case confirms that every woman with history of cancer should remain under gynecological control. It is important due to a high risk of metastatic changes localized in the ovaries, regardless of the time elapsed since the diagnosis of the primary tumor.

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