Splenic Rupture from Metastatic Granulosa Cell Tumor 29 Years after Curative Resection: Case Report and Review of the Literature

Chew, David K.W.; Schutzer, Richard W.; Domer, Gregory S.; Rogers, Ann M.; Jaloudi, Mohammed A.
February 2003
American Surgeon;Feb2003, Vol. 69 Issue 2, p106
Academic Journal
Case Study
Granulosa cell tumors account for 2 to 3 per cent of all ovarian neoplasms. This case report describes a patient with splenic rupture from a bulky metastatic deposit 29 years after her initial surgery. A review of the literature regarding the patterns and timing of recurrence is also discussed.


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