Laparoscopic diagnosis of peritoneal serous papillary carcinoma.

  title={Laparoscopic diagnosis of peritoneal serous papillary carcinoma.},
  author={Michael H Trauner and Martin Klimpfinger and Rudolf E. Stauber and Florian Schreiber and H. St{\"o}ger and Guenter J. Krejs},
  volume={27 4},
Peritoneal serous papillary carcinoma is a rare primary tumor of the peritoneum. We report here a case diagnosed by laparoscopy, and summarize the clinicopathological features previously reported in patients with this tumor. Laparoscopy was performed in a 66-year-old woman with high-protein ascites and a three-month history of lower abdominal pain. Macroscopically, the parietal and visceral peritoneum was studded with prominent white nodules up to 5 mm in diameter. Multiple biopsies revealed a… CONTINUE READING