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SEYYEDI ALAVI O, FATTAHl MAASOOM S. KRUKENBERG TUMOR REPORT OF THREE CASES. Med J Islam Repub Iran. 1994; 8 (1) :59-61
URL: http://mjiri.iums.ac.ir/article-1-1407-en.html

From Mashhad University of Medical Sciences. Mashhad, Islamic Republic of Iran.
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Krukenberg tumor is an interesting and rare tumor which usually but not always is metastatic. Ovaries more than any other genital pelvic organs are the site of metastasis. Endometrium, gastrointestinal tract and breast are the most common primary sites. The best method of treatment is surgery. Postoperatively, radiotherapy and chemotherapy must be performed. 3 cases of Krukenberg tumor diagnosed during five years are reported from Ghaem Hospital, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences. The patients' age ranged from 30 to 60 years. Clinical, laboratory and surgical follow-up was performed in all cases. Surgical treatment, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy were performed. Two cases were primary and one was secondary. Two to three years after surgery the patients returned for follow-up. AU were in good general health.
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Surgery