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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2008;51(11):1347-1356.
Published online November 1, 2008.
Rupture of mucinous adenocarcinoma of ovary and pseudomyxoma peritonei with pregnancy: Case report.
Soo Ho Chung, Jeong Sig Kim, Kye Hyun Nam, Dong Han Bae
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, Soonchunhyang University, Bucheon, Korea. jskim@schbc.ac.kr
Abstract
The occurrence of ovarian cancer during pregnancy is a very rare, and the incidence is 1:10,000 to 1:50,000. However, this number is likely to increase since childbearing is more and more frequently delayed. The clinical outcome of patients with ovarian cancer is the same regardless of whether the diagnosis of ovarian carcinoma is done during pregnancy or in non-pregnant women; therefore, the same surgical staging procedures are recommended in the two groups. However, it should be considered to performed a diagnostic operation and preservation of pregnancy, advantage of the administration of chemotherapy, what time give birth to, what time perform a staging operation. We here report our experience with a case of advanced ovarian carcinoma during pregnancy, which was managed conservative surgery with chemotherapy until delivery.
Key Words: Ovarian cancer, Pregnancy, Chemotherapy


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