• Users Online: 573
  • Print this page
  • Email this page
CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 185-187

Surgical staging and recurrence management of ovarian granulosa cell tumor


Gynaecology and Obstetrics Department, University Hospital La Paz, Madrid-, Spain

Correspondence Address:
B Díaz-de la Noval
Gynaecology and Obstetrics Department, University Hospital La Paz, Madrid
Spain
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.5530/ami.2016.2.37

Rights and Permissions

Introduction: Ovarian Granulosa Cell Tumors (GCT) is a potentially malignant tumor. Accurate diagnosis requires histological and immunohistochemical study. The treatment of choice is surgical staging and debulking staging according to International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) criteria, preferred by laparoscopy. The therapeutic role of adjuvant therapy is unclear. Relapses arefrequent, usually late and insidious. Case Report: we report two cases of Ovarian Granulosa Cell Tumor. First case, a laparoscopic oophorectomy for complex adnexal cyst, intraoperative study does not differentiate between Granulosa Cell Tumor or clear cell carcinoma of the ovary, so we performed a complete staging surgery by laparoscopy. Second case aparaortic recurrence twenty years after first surgery. Non-steroidal anti-androgen therapy was useful to control progression of the disease, finally laparoscopic excision of the lesion. Conclusion: A complete surgery in the management of Granulosa Cell Tumor is recommended. Relapses can occur very late and response to chemotherapy is poor, so it is important to perform a careful initial staging or debulkingprocedure because intraoperative pathological diagnosis is difficult and confusing.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed700    
    Printed40    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded38    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal