Primary ovarian adenocarcinoma developing in ovarian remnant tissue ten years after laparoscopic hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy for endometriosis.

@article{Donnez2007PrimaryOA,
  title={Primary ovarian adenocarcinoma developing in ovarian remnant tissue ten years after laparoscopic hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy for endometriosis.},
  author={Olivier Donnez and J. L. Squifflet and Etienne Marbaix and Pascale Jadoul and Jacques Donnez},
  journal={Journal of minimally invasive gynecology},
  year={2007},
  volume={14 6},
  pages={752-7}
}
Ovarian remnant syndrome is a rare but known complication of bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy associated or not with hysterectomy. This complication is frequently related to a history of multiple surgery, pelvic inflammatory disease, or endometriosis. Here we report the eighth documented case of a primary ovarian adenocarcinoma developing in an ovarian remnant but, to our knowledge, the first case to occur after laparoscopic hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy. We discuss the… CONTINUE READING

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