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Ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer Posted by Farrukh G.

Question

 

A 48 year old woman presents with a 3 hour history of sudden onset severe left sided abdominal pain and vomiting. Ultrasound scan suggests a ruptured right ovarian cyst and emergency laparotomy is undertaken with left salpingo-oophrectomy. The right ovary, uterus, fallopian tubes, liver and omentum appeared normal. Histology confirms a mucinous cystadenocarcinoma of the left ovary which had ruptured before surgery. The stage of the tumour is

 

A.    Stage 1c

 

B.    Stage 1b

 

C.   Stage 1c2              

 

D.   Stage 2a

 

E.    Stage 2b

Posted by sabahat Z.

stage 1c

Posted by Farrukh G.

Correct answer = C

Stage 1c2