A Case Report of Primary Ovarian Mucinous Adenocarcinoma treated at Dr. Akbar Niazi Teaching Hospital, Bara Kahu, Islamabad

  • Jahan Ara Saeed IMDC ,ISLAMABAD
Keywords: Mucinous ovarian carcinoma (MOC ), Staging laparotomy, Computerized tomography CT, Total abdominal hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, Carcinoma intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN), Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA).


Introduction: This is a case of a patient who had a history of grossly increasing abdominal distension for 6 months. The patient had no symptoms except pressure symptoms with a regular menstrual cycle. She initially was investigated as a case of abdominal distension and indigestion. With increasing size, the discomfort was the main symptom. She attended our Gynaecology Outpatient department and was diagnosed as a case of Large Ovarian mass. The first investigation performed was Pelvic ultrasound and Tumour markers and a Risk of malignancy index were calculated. Her Magnetic resonance imaging with contrast showed a large well encapsulated ovarian mass with no ascites and no metastasis. After getting all the investigations and discussion with the patient a Staging Laparotomy with Total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy was performed, The ureters were stented before laparotomy to avoid damage to the ureters during surgery. She was diagnosed as Stage 1-A at the time of surgery and had an uneventful recovery. Her histopathology report showed a unilateral Mucinous cystadenocarcinoma with negative peritoneal wash and omentum histopathology.


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Saeed J. A Case Report of Primary Ovarian Mucinous Adenocarcinoma treated at Dr. Akbar Niazi Teaching Hospital, Bara Kahu, Islamabad. JRMC [Internet]. 30Dec.2020 [cited 2Oct.2022];24(4):430-3. Available from: http://www.journalrmc.com/index.php/JRMC/article/view/1348
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