Concomitant Endometrioid Adenocarcinoma of the Uterus and Adult Granulosa Cell Tumor of the Ovary Managed by Minimally Invasive Surgery: A Case Report
Granulosa cell tumors are rare tumors of the ovary and are a low-grade malignancy. They are seen in women of all ages and may secrete estrogen. They are classified as sex cord stromal tumors. Due to their inherent estrogenic property, there is propensity of the endometrium to undergo hyperplasia in 25–50% of cases and develop endometrial cancer in about 5%. We report a case of postmenopausal women with endometrioid adenocarcinoma with granulosa cell tumor managed by minimal invasive surgery.
A sixty-two year lady, para one, known case of diabetes mellitus presented with history of postmenopausal bleeding in October 2012. On examination clinically, the uterus was bulky and both fornices appeared free and cervix appeared normal. Ultrasonography of abdomen and pelvis revealed a bulky uterus measuring 6.7 × 4.2 × 5.7 cm with a endometrial thickness of 7 mm. A 3.8 × 3.8 × 3.2 cm mildly bulky ovary was incidentally detected with foci of calcification. Findings were...
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