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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2009;52(1):103-108.
Published online January 1, 2009.
Krukenberg tumor in a teenager mimicking advanced ovarian cancer: Case report.
Min Ah Park, Young Mi Lee, Moon Sun Kang, Myeong Hwa Ryu, Ho Chang Lee, Dong Hee Ryu, Eun Hwan Jeong
1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chungbuk National University Hospital, Cheongju, Korea. jeongmed@chungbuk.ac.kr
2Department of Pathology, Chungbuk National University Hospital, Cheongju, Korea.
3Department of Surgery, Chungbuk National University Hospital, Cheongju, Korea.
Abstract
We experienced a case of Krukenberg tumor arising from transverse colon in a teenager who complained acute abdominal pain, which was confirmed by postoperative pathologic study and initially misdiagnosed as ovarian cancer with a huge pelvic mass, and report with a brief review of literatures.
Key Words: Krukenberg Tumor, Ovarian metastatic, Pelvic mass


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