DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20212986

Endometrioma mimicking ovarian malignancy in a post-menopausal woman

Vijay Zutshi, Shreshtha Gupta, Charanjeet Ahluwalia, Monica R.

Abstract


Endometriosis is an estrogen dependant disorder of reproductive-age women. It is uncommon after menopause, however, peripheral estrogen production may account for endometriosis in post-menopausal women. We reported a case of a 68 year old post-menopausal woman with an adnexal mass suspected malignant ovarian tumor on imaging and normal serum CA 125 levels. Total hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy was done. The final histopathology revealed the diagnosis of ovarian endometriosis. Rarely, ovarian endometrioma can mimic ovarian malignancy in a post-menopausal woman.


Keywords


Post-menopausal endometriosis, Ovarian masses, Endometrioma, Ovarian malignancy, Estradiol, CA 125

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