A case report of primary psammomatous serous adenocarcinoma of the peritoneum

  • Purwa R Patil Grant Medical College
  • Bhavana M Bharambe Grant Medical College
  • Aditi H Mahure Grant Medical College
  • Madhumita D Kurdukar Grant Medical College
  • Amruta A Patil Grant Medical College
  • Kalpana A Deshpande Grant Medical College
Keywords: extraovarian peritoneal serous papillary carcinoma, EPSPC, psammomomatous carcinoma, serous carcinoma peritoneum

Abstract

Extraovarian peritoneal serous papillary carcinoma is an uncommon malignant tumour characterised by peritoneal involvement with ascites, which is similar to ovarian serous papillary carcinoma histologically. Our case involved only the surface and superficial cortex of the ovaries, with peritoneal involvement, as described in the literature. (Full text available online at www.medpharm.tandfonline.com/ojgo) South Afr J Gynaecol Oncol 2016; DOI: 10.1080/20742835.2015.1116186

Author Biographies

Purwa R Patil, Grant Medical College
Department of Pathology Grant Medical College Mumbai India
Bhavana M Bharambe, Grant Medical College
Department of Pathology Grant Medical College Mumbai India
Aditi H Mahure, Grant Medical College
Department of Pathology Grant Medical College Mumbai India
Madhumita D Kurdukar, Grant Medical College
Department of Pathology Grant Medical College Mumbai India
Amruta A Patil, Grant Medical College
Department of Pathology Grant Medical College Mumbai India
Kalpana A Deshpande, Grant Medical College
Department of Pathology Grant Medical College Mumbai India
Published
2016-04-26
Section
Case Studies