Adjuvant chemotherapy in a pregnant woman with endodermal sinus tumor of the ovary.

@article{Motegi2007AdjuvantCI,
  title={Adjuvant chemotherapy in a pregnant woman with endodermal sinus tumor of the ovary.},
  author={Makoto Motegi and Satoshi Takakura and Hirokuni Takano and Tadao Tanaka and Kazunori Ochiai},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2007},
  volume={109 2 Pt2},
  pages={537-40}
}
BACKGROUND The administration of chemotherapeutic drugs during pregnancy is rare. We describe a case of malignant ovarian tumor complicating pregnancy. CASE After laparotomy at 18 weeks of gestation, the patient received three courses of cisplatin, vinblastine, and bleomycin. Elective cesarean delivery was performed at 31 weeks of gestation. A normal infant was delivered, and no evidence of tumor recurrence was observed. Metastasis to the liver was detected in the fifth month after delivery… CONTINUE READING

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