Bilateral Krukenberg Tumor in a Pregnant Lady: A Case Report

  • Parvaneh Dehghan Department of Oncology, Torbat Heydariyeh University of Medical Sciences, Torbat Heydariyeh, Iran.
  • Samaneh Kakhki Department of Pharmacology, Torbat Heydariyeh University of Medical Sciences, Torbat Heydariyeh, Iran.
Keywords: Krukenberg tumor, Pregnancy, Metastatic gastric adenocarcinoma, Prognosis

Abstract

Krukenberg tumors are rare metastatic ovarian tumors with its primary site being the gastrointestinal tract as a most common site and poor prognosis. We hereby, present a 25-year-old pregnant female suffering from abdominal pain and iterative vomiting episodes. She was diagnosed with a terminal stage of the malignant disease. She underwent total ovariectomy without any radiotherapy. Histological examination of the specimen yielded diagnosis of Krukenberg tumor. Ten days later, the patient underwent a natural vaginal delivery in the 25th gestational week because of labor pain, and we extracted a dead male newborn of 31 cm, 510 g, AP score 0. Three weeks later, the patient died because of pulmonary failure.

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Published
2019-02-13
How to Cite
1.
Dehghan P, Kakhki S. Bilateral Krukenberg Tumor in a Pregnant Lady: A Case Report. Acta Med Iran. 57(1):75-77.
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Case Report(s)