Case 1-1974: Abdominal Mass 18 Months after Removal of an Ovarian Dysgerminoma

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Presentation of Case A 26-year-old married woman, gravida 1, para 0, was admitted to the hospital because of persistent flank pain. Eighteen months before admission she entered another hospital because of pain in the right lower quadrant of the abdomen. Three months previously a pregnancy test had been positive. Physical examination revealed an abdominal mass that arose 26 cm above the symphysis pubis. Marked tenderness and slight rebound tenderness were elicited over the abdomen, particularly in the right lower quadrant. No fetal heart sounds were audible. An abdominal exploration disclosed a right ovarian tumor, 21 by 15 by 7 cm,. © 1974, Massachusetts Medical Society. All rights reserved.

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Cited Authors

  • Cabot, RC; Castleman, B; Scully, RE; McNeely, BU; Herbst, AL; Robboy, SJ

Published Date

  • January 10, 1974

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 290 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 98 - 102

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1533-4406

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0028-4793

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1056/NEJM197401102900209

Citation Source

  • Scopus