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Interesting case of ovarian sarcoidosis: the value of multi disciplinary team working.

Title: Interesting case of ovarian sarcoidosis: the value of multi disciplinary team working.
Authors: Wuntakal, R
Bharathan, R
Rockall, A
Jeyarajah, A
Item Type: Journal Article
Abstract: BACKGROUND: Sarcoidosis of the genital tract is a rare condition. Ovarian manifestation of this disease is rarer still. CASE PRESENTATION: The case presented here represents ovarian manifestation of sarcoidosis. At the point of referral to our hospital, based on computerised tomography (CT) ovarian carcinoma was a differential diagnosis. Further magnetic resonance imaging along with CT guided biopsy aided by laboratory study supported a diagnosis of sarcoidosis. Patient responded to medical management by a multidisciplinary team. CONCLUSION: The case shows the importance of FNAC and biopsy in case or ovarian masses and multi disciplinary team approach to management.
Issue Date: 29-Mar-2007
Date of Acceptance: 29-Mar-2007
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10044/1/61075
DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1477-7819-5-38
ISSN: 1477-7819
Publisher: BioMed Central
Journal / Book Title: World Journal of Surgical Oncology
Volume: 5
Copyright Statement: © 2007 Wuntakal et al; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Keywords: Adult
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Ovarian Diseases
1103 Clinical Sciences
1112 Oncology And Carcinogenesis
Oncology & Carcinogenesis
Publication Status: Published online
Conference Place: England
Article Number: 38
Appears in Collections:Department of Surgery and Cancer