Krukenberg tumor

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Krukenberg tumor

dani
General Surgery

Ovarian #Metastasis from #Colon #Cancer. Krukenberg tumor refers to a malignancy in the ovary that metastasized from a primary site, classically the gastrointestinal tract, although it can arise in other tissues such as the breast. Gastric adenocarcinoma, especially at the pylorus, is the most common source. Krukenberg tumors account for about 15% of metastatic #Cancerers that initially appear to have arisen in the ovary, and as such is less common than metastasis arising from ovarian epithelial and germ-cell tumors.

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