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VOLUME 10 , ISSUE 1 ( January-March, 2018 ) > List of Articles


Successful Pregnancy Outcome after Fertility-sparing Surgery in a Woman with Invasive Epithelial Ovarian Carcinoma

Anjali Kawthalkar

Keywords : Epithelial ovarian carcinoma, Fertility-sparing surgery, Unilateral salpingo-oophorectomy

Citation Information : Kawthalkar A. Successful Pregnancy Outcome after Fertility-sparing Surgery in a Woman with Invasive Epithelial Ovarian Carcinoma. J South Asian Feder Obs Gynae 2018; 10 (1):61-62.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10006-1559

Published Online: 01-12-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; The Author(s).


Occurrence of epithelial ovarian carcinoma in young women is rare. Fertility-sparing surgery is a viable option for such women. We are reporting a case of a 24-year-old nulligravida woman, diagnosed with an ovarian lesion suspicious of malignancy, in whom unilateral salpingo-oophorectomy along with omentectomy and peritoneal biopsy was done. Histopathological report showed well-differentiated epithelial ovarian carcinoma [International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) stage IA, grade I], and after 1½ years of surgery, she conceived and delivered a healthy baby at term.

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