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Advanced primary ovarian carcinoma in pregnancy

  • Marco Altaras
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    Reprint requests: Marco Altaras, MD, Gynecologic Oncology Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sapir Medical Center, Meir General Hospital, Kfar Saba, Israel 44281.
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    Gynecologic Oncology Unit, Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology “A”, Sapir Medical Center, Meir General Hospital, affiliated with the Sackler Medical School, Tel Aviv University, Kfar Saba, Israel
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  • Doron Rosen
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    Gynecologic Oncology Unit, Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology “A”, Sapir Medical Center, Meir General Hospital, affiliated with the Sackler Medical School, Tel Aviv University, Kfar Saba, Israel
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  • Jeremiah Shapira
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    Internal Medicine “A”, Sapir Medical Center, Meir General Hospital, affiliated with the Sackler Medical School, Tel Aviv University, Kfar Saba, Israel
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  • Ilan Cohen
    Affiliations
    Gynecologic Oncology Unit, Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology “A”, Sapir Medical Center, Meir General Hospital, affiliated with the Sackler Medical School, Tel Aviv University, Kfar Saba, Israel
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  • Joelle Bernheim
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    Pathology, Sapir Medical Center, Meir General Hospital, affiliated with the Sackler Medical School, Tel Aviv University, Kfar Saba, Israel
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  • Mordechai Ravid
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    Internal Medicine “A”, Sapir Medical Center, Meir General Hospital, affiliated with the Sackler Medical School, Tel Aviv University, Kfar Saba, Israel
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      Abstract

      A case of advanced ovarian carcinoma in pregnancy is described. The entity is usually difficult to diagnose; when it does occur, the objective should be to optimize both fetal and maternal outcome. (Am J Obstet Gynecol 1989;160:1210-1.)

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