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Journal of Medicine and Life Science 2014;10(3):236-239.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.22730/jmls.2014.10.3.236    Published online February 28, 2014.
난소의 명세포암(Clear Cell carcinoma of Ovary) 1 예
박재휘, 김성엽
1제주대학교 의학전문대학원 의학과
2제주대학교 의학전문대학원 산부인과
A Case of Clear Cell carcinoma of the Ovary
Jae-hwi Park, Sung-yob Kim
1Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Jeju National University, Jeju, Korea
2Department of Gynecology, School of Medicine, Jeju National University, Jeju, Korea
Correspondence:  Sung-yob Kim, Email: kimsy@jejunu.ac.kr
Received: 27 January 2014   • Revised: 3 February 2014   • Accepted: 10 February 2014
Although Clear cell carcinoma of ovary is a rare epithelial ovarian tumor, prevalence in Asian is higher than other ethnicity. Recently, Clear cell carcinoma has increased in its incidence. Clear cell carcinoma of the ovary constitutes 5-6% all ovarian malignancies. Clear cell carcinoma is frequently present at early stage with unilateral large pelvic mass, deep vein thrombosis, hyper kalemia. Atypical endometriosis is a malignant precursor which associated with clear cell carcinoma 35.9%. Microscopic feature are multiple papillae, densely hyaline basement membrane and hyaline bodies. Mitosis are less frequent than in other types of ovarian carcinomas. Clear cell carcinoma of ovary was known poor prognosis compared to other epithelial ovarian carcinoma because of Platinum based chemotherapy resistance. We experienced a case of clear cell adenocarcinoma of the ovary in 40 years old woman. Clinicopathologic findings of one case with a brief review related literatures are presented.
Key Words: Clear Cell Carcinoma, Epithelial Ovarian Carcinoma, Ovary
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