Clin Oncol | Volume 2, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access
Naru Ramana Reddy, Vemula Venkata Vijaya Laxmi, Haranadh Harsha, Amit Kumar Chowhan and Narendra Hulikal*
Department of Institution Affiliation, Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, India
*Correspondance to: Narendra HulikalFulltext PDF
Objective: The Neuroendocrine Carcinoma (NEC) of ovary is a rare and aggressive tumor with tendency to present at advanced stage. The prognosis is poor even when diagnosed early. Till date only 7 cases have been published in literature. Recently we managed a case which we want to report.Case Report: We report a 58-year-old lady with a history of hysterectomy for dysfunctional uterine bleeding 12 years back presenting with bilateral primary large cell NEC of ovary with omental and intestinal metastasis for which optimal surgical debulking was done.Conclusion: Primary NEC of ovary is a rare tumor which is managed similar to epithelial malignancies, but the outcome is poor.
Neuroendocrine/pathology; Carcinoma; Neuroendocrine/therapy; Immunohistochemistry; Ovarian neoplasms/pathology; Ovarian neoplasms/therapy
Reddy NR, Laxmi VVV, Harsha H, Chowhan AK, Hulikal N. Primary Large Cell Neuroendocrine Carcinoma of the Ovary: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Clin Oncol. 2017; 2: 1303.