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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 37  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 69-71

Krukenberg tumor in pregnancy: A pathologist's point of view


Department of Pathology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Mangalore, Karnataka, India

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Dr. Debarshi Saha
Department of Pathology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Light House Hill Road, Mangalore - 575 001, Karnataka
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jmedsci.jmedsci_12_16

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A 32-year-old female patient at 32 weeks of gestation presented with persistent agonizing epigastric pain with vomiting from conception. CA125 levels were raised and a second look ultrasound scan revealed a viable fetus with a right-sided ovarian mass. Preterm vaginal delivery at 32 weeks resulted in a viable infant. Excision of the ovarian mass revealed Krukenberg tumor (KKT). The other ovary was grossly normal. Ovarian malignancy in pregnancy is a rare phenomenon, more so is the KKT. The infrequency, initial unilaterality, and the low power view misled identification at first. Periodic acid–Schiff and mucicarmine histochemical staining clinched the diagnosis.


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