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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2004;47(7):1443-1446.
Published online July 1, 2004.
A Case of Metastatic Ovarian Adenocarcinoma in Pregnancy.
Jae Hyung Yu, Chung Kyung Lee, Seok Kyeng Chun, Eun Jin Jung, Eun Kyong Kim, Chang Seong Kang, Sung Chul Park, Jong Kyou Park
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Han-il Hospital, Seoul, Korea.
Abstract
Metastatic ovarian adenocarinoma (Krukenberg tumor) is rare ovarian neoplasm and hard to detect early. The tumor characterized by the infiltration of the interstitium and the signet ring cell was metastasized from GI tract, predominantly. Gastroscopy should be performed in pregnant women with persistent gastro-intestinal complaints after the first trimester. We have experienced a case of metastatic ovarian adenocarcinoma at near term pregnancy, and report this case with a brief review of the concerned literatures.


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