Brenner Tumor Found Incidentally in a Hysterectomised Patient: A Case Report

Authors

  • Seda Güvendağ Güven Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University Education and Research Hospital Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rize
  • Funda Akpınar Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University Education and Research Hospital Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rize
  • Pelin Bağcı Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University Education and Research Hospital Department of Pathology, Rize

Keywords:

Brenner tumor, Postmenopausal prophylactic oopherectomy

Abstract

Brenner tumors are uncommon neoplasms of the ovary accounting for 1.5-2% of all ovarian neoplasms. They arise from ovarian surface epithelium or pelvic mesothelium through transitional metaplasia. In 30% cases an association with another epithelial ovarian neoplasm is observed. They are usually diagnosed incidentally in pathologic examination.
This case report emphasis on the decision to perform an elective bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy (BSO) at the time of a hysterectomy for a benign condition in postmenopausal women.

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Published

2012-08-06

How to Cite

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Güvendağ Güven S, Akpınar F, Bağcı P. Brenner Tumor Found Incidentally in a Hysterectomised Patient: A Case Report. Gynecol Obstet Reprod Med [Internet]. 2012Aug.6 [cited 2021Mar.5];18(2):112-4. Available from: https://www.gorm.com.tr/index.php/GORM/article/view/257

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Case Reports