Krukenberg tumor

Authors

  • Nitesh Thakur Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, IGMC, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
  • Suman Thakur Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, IGMC, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
  • Kushla Pathania Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, IGMC, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
  • Rama Thakur Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, IGMC, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20231245

Keywords:

Krukenberg tumor, Case report, Metastatic ovarian cancer

Abstract

Krukenberg tumor is a rare form of metastatic ovarian cancer which accounts for less than 2% of all ovarian tumor. Krukenberg tumor mostly occurs after the age of 40 years and is rarely found in younger age group. It usually presents with bilateral involvement of ovaries. It presents when the primary is already advanced. Here we are presenting a rare case of Krukenberg tumor in a 22 years old female with primary from stomach.

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2023-04-28

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