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Primary Fallopian Tube Cancer : A Rare Gynecological Malignancy

Navin noushad S, Suresh Kumar D

Abstract


Primary fallopian tube carcinoma is a rare gynecological cancer. Loco regionally advanced disease is clinically difficult to differentiate from similar stage ovarian and primary peritoneal carcinomas. Early stage fallopian tube tumors, despite having unique clinical presentation are provisionally diagnosed as an ovarian carcinoma due to rarity and symptom overlap with these more common gynecological cancers. We present a case of early fallopian tube cancer provisionally diagnosed as an ovarian carcinoma and review the current literature regarding etiology and treatment.


Keywords


fallopian tube; Fallopian tube; Primary tumor; Carcinoma; clinical presentation; Treatment

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