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2016 / VOL-6,ISSUE-03,JULY-SEP 2016

Ascites as initial presentation of endometrial carcinoma: a case report

By  Rudrajit Paul, Jayati Mondal , Debaditya Roy3, GoutamLahiri, TanmayJyoti Sau, Ayandip Nandi

Case Report

Page:  1550-1552

Abstract

Endometrial carcinoma is a very common gynaecological malignancy. However, ascites as an initial presentation of this malignancy is quite rare and may confuse clinicians. We here present the case of a 51 year old female having massive ascites as initial manifestation of endometrial adenocarcinoma. The ascitic fluid was positive for malignant cells. In CT scan, the uterine mass showed calcification. Similar other presentations of endometrial carcinoma and other relevant literature has been discussed at length.

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