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Title: Primary Retroperitoneal Mucinous Cystadenocarcinoma: A Case Report and Review of the Literature
Authors: Dierickx, I ×
Jacomen, G
Schelfhout, V
Moerman, Philippe
Corveleyn, P
Spiessens, T
Amant, Frédéric
Berteloot, Patrick #
Issue Date: Jun-2010
Series Title: Gynecologic and obstetric investigation vol:70 issue:3 pages:186-191
Abstract: A 50-year-old female complained of a painless abdominal distension. Histopathologic examination after cystectomy showed a primary poorly differentiated retroperitoneal mucinous cystadenocarcinoma with a sarcoma-like mural nodule. The patient subsequently underwent total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, appendectomy, omentectomy and lymphadenectomy. Adjuvant chemotherapy consisted of 6 times carboplatin (AUC 7) in monotherapy (every 4 weeks). Based on 49 cases of primary retroperitoneal mucinous cystadenocarcinoma, we discuss the histogenesis and we define the appropriate treatment.
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ISSN: 0378-7346
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Gynaecological Oncology
Translational Cell & Tissue Research
Section Woman - Miscellaneous (-)
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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