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Possible relation between borderline ovarian cancer and endocervical adenocarcinoma: case report

  • S. Dexeus1,*,
  • D. Dexeus1
  • F. Lugo1

1 Department of Gynecology, SOMDEX Infertility Clinic, Barcelona, Spain

DOI: 10.12892/ejgo3376.2016 Vol.37,Issue 2,April 2016 pp.258-258

Published: 10 April 2016

*Corresponding Author(s): S. Dexeus E-mail: 10.12892/ejgo3376.2016


Case: The patient, a 74-year-old women was diagnosed with intestinal-type endocervical adenocarcinoma that developed after 11 years from borderline ovarian cancer. The diagnosis was based on biopsy and magnetic resonance imaging; hysterectomy with pelvic lymphadenectomy was then performed.


Borderline ovarian cancer; Endocervical cancer; Diethylstilbestrol.

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S. Dexeus,D. Dexeus,F. Lugo. Possible relation between borderline ovarian cancer and endocervical adenocarcinoma: case report. European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology. 2016. 37(2);258-258.


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