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A case is reported of an incidental laparotomy finding of absence of left ovary and ipsilateral distal Fallopian tube. This is the fourth case to be reported in the English language literature. The three previous cases are reviewed and the probable aetiology discussed.
A vaginal clear-cell adenocarcinoma developed in a young woman who had been exposed in utero to maternal stilboestrol treatment. During 1940-71 in the UK some 7500 women were given stilboestrol during pregnancy. Thus more cases are likely to appear and clinicians caring for young women should be alert to this possibility.