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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2005;48(2):484-488.
Published online February 1, 2005.
A case of krukenberg tumor.
Geum Joon Cho, Ok Kyong Kim, Ki Hoon Ahn, Gwang Il Kim, Kyu Wan Lee
1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine Korea University, Seoul, Korea. pumplee@kumc.or.kr
2Department of Pathology, College of Medicine Korea University, Seoul, Korea.
Abstract
Metastatic tumor to ovary are uncommon, but there is a situation in which a metastatic adenocarcinoma to ovary appears as a large mass and resembles a primary tumor: a Krukenberg tumor of ovary which has a signet ring histologic pattern and usually is metastatic principally from a gastrointestinal tract cancer. We have an experience of one case of metastatic Krukenberg tumor from stomach and report the case with brief review of literature.
Key Words: Krukenberg tumor


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