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Gynecol Oncol. 2001 Feb;80(2):262-6.

Nongestational pure ovarian choriocarcinoma with contralateral teratoma.

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  • 1Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Maulana Azad Medical College &, New Delhi 110002, India. gosdeepti@hotmail.com

Abstract

BACKGROUND:

Nongestational pure ovarian choriocarcinoma is a rare malignancy with only 29 cases described to date.

CASE:

We describe a case associated with mature cystic teratoma of the contralateral ovary. Details of all 30 cases including clinical features, associations, surgicopathological findings, operative procedures, postoperative chemotherapy, and outcome are summarized.

CONCLUSION:

This rare malignancy responds well to surgery and postoperative chemotherapy including the methotrexate-based regimes.

PMID:
11161870
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