Pure Primary Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Ovary – A Rare Case ReportCorrespondence Address :
Dr. Sneha Shree,
Senior Resident, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, UCMS and GTB Hospital, Delhi-110095, India.
Primary Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) is a rare tumour which arises in a mature cystic teratoma, endometrioma or Brenner tumour. The pure variety arises from metaplasia of surface epithelium of ovary and it is the rarest type. For optimal management no definitive treatment protocol is available till date. Also, there is no agreement concerning the postoperative therapy-chemotherapy or radiotherapy. We present a rare case of pure primary SCC of ovary which was managed by aggressive cytoreductive surgery followed by chemotherapy.
Pure primary ovarian squamous cell carcinoma, Squamous cell carcinoma antigen, Squamous cell carcinoma of ovary
Himsweta Srivastava, Sneha Shree, Kiran Guleria, Usha R Singh. PURE PRIMARY SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA OF OVARY – A RARE CASE REPORT. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2017 May [cited: 2017 Jun 25 ]; 11:QD01-QD02. Available from
Date of Submission: Sep 19, 2015
Date of Peer Review: Dec 02, 2015
Date of Acceptance: Oct 10, 2016
Date of Publishing: May 01, 2017
Financial OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.
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