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Eur J Gynaecol Oncol. 2012;33(6):672-4.

Carney complex and teratoma maturum ovarii--a case report.

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  • 1"Narodni front" Clinic of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University of Belgrade, School of Medicine, Belgrade, Serbia. lnejkovic@sbb.rs

Abstract

This is a case report of an extremely rare Carney complex (CNC) syndrome in a 17-year-old patient. After the decision made by a team of cancer specialists, the patient was admitted to the hospital for surgery because of adnexal tumor associated with ascites and increased Ca 125 tumor marker level. The patient underwent cardiac surgery twice. Adnexal mass and ascites, revealed by transvaginal ultrasound (TVUS) and confirmed by magnetic resonance imagings (MRI), indicated the malignant alteration. Surgery was performed and surgical pathological staging was refined according to the FIGO guideline and included a staging laparotomy. After surgery, general condition of the patient was good, without ascites and pain, with Ca 125 marker levels within reference ranges.

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