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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2000;43(4):755-758.
Published online January 1, 2001.
A case of Ovarian Metastasis from Carcinoma of the Gallbladder: a rare Krukenberg Tumor.
Seong Wook Chung, Joo Myeong Lee, Kei Hyun Lee, Sang Dae Kang, Suk Hee Lee
Abstract
A wide variety of cancers metastasize to the ovaries. In a majority of instances the primary site is the gastrointestinal tract, breast, or other gynecologic organs. The best known tumor of this type is signet-ring cell adenocarcinoma. The gallbladder and bile duct are rare sources of these metastases. The authors have had an experience of a case that was presented of Krukenberg tumor metastatic from the gallbladder and report the case with brief review of literature.
Key Words: Gallbladder, Krukenberg tumor


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