Korean J Gynecol Oncol Colposc.  1996 Sep;7(3):236-242.

A Case of Primary Carcinoma of the Fallopian Tube

Abstract

Primary carcinoma of the uterine tube is one of the least common gynecologic malignancies with a reported incidence of approximately 0.3%. As a result of it, the experience of any one physian is limited. Almost all cases are adenocarcinoma and the cilinical presentation is generally nonspecific, of which the most common symptom is postmenopausal vaginal bleeding. Primary fallopian tube carcinima is infrequently diagnosed before explolatory laparotomy and the majority of patients have extensive disease at diagnosis. We have experienced a case of fallopian tube cancer and report with brief review of literature

Keyword

Primary Carcinoma of the Fallopian tube

MeSH Terms

Adenocarcinoma
Diagnosis
Fallopian Tube Neoplasms
Fallopian Tubes*
Female
Humans
Incidence
Laparotomy
Uterine Hemorrhage
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