Primary Endometroid Carcinoma of Fallopian Tube – A Case Report

  • Summaya Sohail Department of Pathology, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Islamabad
  • Ahmareen Khalid Department of Pathology, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Islamabad
  • Asma Khattak Department of Pathology, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Islamabad
Keywords: Endometroid carcinoma, Primary Fallopian Tube carcinoma, endometriosis, CA-125

Abstract

Background: Reported cases of primary carcinoma of fallopian tube can be numbered. Owing to the emerging
importance of this “small organ” in the previous few years as a precursor lesion of many gynecological
malignancies, the need of the hour is to understand all the pathophysiological aspect of this uncommon neoplasm
Case Presentation: Keeping in mind the above-mentioned rationale we hereby take the opportunity to present a
case Primary Endometroid Carcinoma of fallopian tube in a 60 years old patient Stage pT2a, who presented with
the complains of Abdominal swelling and pain. As with nearly all the cases reported of fallopian tube carcinomas
its always the pathologist who first diagnose the case of primary carcinoma of fallopian tube.The patients
radiological findings were consistent with adnexal mass with inseparable plane between ovary and fallopian
tube. Extensive sampling of both the fallopian tube, ovary and were done keeping in view the set criterion for
diagnosis of primary fallopian tube cancer

Published
2018-11-21