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
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 (, 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:Division of Surgery
Division of Cancer
Faculty of Medicine

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