Primary endometrioid adenocarcinoma of the fallopian tube - A case report

M. Terzic, B. Stimec

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With an incidence ranging from 0.1% to 1.0% among all genital malignancies, primary tubal carcinoma is a rare malignant disease of the female genital tract. Carcinomas other than adenocarcinomas are extremely rare in the fallopian tube. We report a case of a malignant neoplasm of the fallopian tube with histological features of endometrioid adenocarcinoma that arose from the tubal epithelium. A 60-year-old woman with watery, intermittent vaginal discharge was found to have a right adnexal tumor. This case was diagnosed as primary carcinoma of the fallopian tube, FIGO Stage IIa. She underwent a total abdominal hysterectomy, a bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, a pelvic and periaortic lymph nodes exploration, and an omentectomy, followed by radiotherapy. Histologically, the tumor presented as a primary endometrioid adenocarcinoma of the right fallopian tube.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)114-117
Number of pages4
JournalZeitschrift fur Onkologie
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2000
Externally publishedYes


  • Endometrioid adenocarcinoma
  • Fallopian tube

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cancer Research

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