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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2004;47(8):1596-1600.
Published online August 1, 2004.
A Case of Primary Carcinoma of the Fallopian Tube.
Sun Young Park, Hae Hyeog Lee, Tae Hee Kim, Kye Hyun Nam, Kwon Hae Lee, Kye Won Kwon
1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, Soonchunhyang University, Bucheon, Korea.
2Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, Soonchunhyang University, Bucheon, Korea.
Primary tubal carcinoma is a rare carcinoma of the female genital tract, comparising with only 0.3% to 1% of female genital tract malignancies. Its histologic appearance and clinical behavior resemble that of primary ovarian carcinoma, thus the evaluation and treatment are also essentially the same. Presenting symptoms are variable, so pre-operative diagnosis is rare. A postmenopausal women presented with pelvic mass and vaginal discharge. It was initially diagnosed as ovarian tumor but primary carcinoma of the fallopian tube was confirmed postoperatively on the basis of the pathologic examination of resected specimen. So, we reported a case with a brief review of the concerned literature.
Key Words: Primary carcinoma of the fallopian tube

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