Krukenberg carcinoma

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Krukenberg carcinoma

Krukenberg Carcinoma is a rare disorder characterized by abnormal cell growth in the ovaries. The abnormal ovary cell growth in individuals with this disorder can also affect the digestive system. Hence, individuals often experience digestive and reproductive problems. Common symptoms individuals have include fatigue, stomach pain, and abdominal pain. The disorder is often diagnosed in adulthood, since symptoms arise when ovaries are fully developed. Treatment is based on a case-by-case basis and depends on the specific needs of the patients. Doctors may suggest patients undergo surgery to remove abnormal cell growth from the stomach and the ovaries.

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The terms "Krukenberg carcinoma" returned 5 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Unusual progression of renal cell carcinoma with carcinomatosis peritoneii and Krukenberg tumour and alopecia with sunitinib therapy in young female.
 

Author(s): Manoj Pandey, Mahendran Ramasamy, Mridula Shukla

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Sunitinib is a multiple receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) used for the treatment of renal cell carcinoma (RCC). It increases the median survival considerably with minimum side effects. Alopecia is one of the rare side effects. Metastasis to the ovary is also rare. We report ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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A 36-year-old female with Krukenberg tumor from a colonic carcinoma.
 

Author(s): Srikanth Umakanthan, Maryann M Bukelo, Khandelwal Hardik

Journal: J Cancer Res Ther. ;11(4):911-3.

 

Krukenberg tumor is bilateral ovarian carcinoma's metastasizing most commonly from a gastric primary followed by a colon. We report a case of 36-year-old female with bilateral ovarian mass diagnosed as Krukenberg with a work up for locating the primary site. In this case, we discuss ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Right cryptorchid testicular metastasis from descending colon carcinoma: a case report of "Krukenberg tumor" in male.
 

Author(s): Qi Xu, Xiao-Lei Li, Ya-Wei Yu, Lai-Rong Dong, Jian-Guo Shen, Lin-Bo Wang

Journal: Asian J. Androl.. ;17(1):171-2.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Trial Comparing Simple Follow-up to Exploratory Laparotomy Plus "in Principle" (Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy) HIPEC in Colorectal Patients
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Colorectal Cancer With a Resected Minimal Synchronous PC; Ovarian Metastases; Tumour Rupture in the Abdominal Cavity

 

Last Updated: 25 Jan 2017

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Trial Evaluating Surgery With Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) in Treating Patients With a High Risk of Developing Colorectal Peritoneal Carcinomatosis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Malignant Neoplasm of Large Intestine TNM Staging Primary Tumor (T) T4; Metastases to Ovary; Peritoneal Carcinomatosis

 

Last Updated: 21 Jan 2018

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