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Revista de Gastroenterología del Perú

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SANCHEZ LIHON, Juvenal. Metastasis of carcinoma of stomach cancer simulating primary ovarian tumor: importance of frozen biopsies. Rev. gastroenterol. Perú [online]. 2010, vol.30, n.4, pp.363-367. ISSN 1022-5129.

Objetive: The importance of frozen section in the Diagnosis and manegment of patients with ovarian tumors. Results: We report 9 cases of patients with ovary tumors. The primary carcinoma was found during an operation for the ovarian tumor. In these cases the diagnosis of krukenberg tumor was made intraoperatively by frozen section evaluation and the primary carcinoma were found in the stomach. Conclusions: The results of the study of 9 patients with metástasis from gastric carcinoma simulating primary carcinoma of the ovary show us the importance of frozen section and the comunication with the surgeon intraoperatively.

Keywords : metastatic carcinoma; ovary; stomach; krukemberg Tumor; frozen section.

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