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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2001;44(2):409-412.
Published online February 1, 2001.
A Case of Parovarian Serous Tumor of Borderline Malignancy in Pregnancy.
H A Kang, H S Kim, L L Jun, J H Kim, Chang Soo Park, S S Suh, Y H Lee
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Presbyterian Medical center, Chon-ju, Korea.
Abstract
Ovarian tumors in pregnancy are relatively frequent. Most of them are benign and the malignant tumors have been very rare. Epithelial ovarian tumors of borderline malignant potential presents a well-defined histology and clinical behavior, comprising approximately 15-20% of all epithelial cancers. On the other hand, parovarian epithelial tumor with borderline malignant potential is very rare. In addition, there are some controversies about the orgin, clinical behavior, histologic grading of the parovarian epithelial tumor. We present a case of right parovarian serous tumor of borderline malgnancy in 30-year-old pregnant woman with a brief review of literatures.
Key Words: Parovarian, Borderline malignancy, Pregnancy


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