Malignant female adnexal tumor of probable wolffian origin: A case report

Debra S. Heller, Buhalqem Kadire, Bernadette Cracchiolo

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Abstract

Background: Female adnexal tumor of probable Wolffian origin (FATWO) is a rare tumor arising in locations with Wolffian remnants, such as the broad ligament. It is thought to be a benign lesion, although this is not always the case, with scattered case reports of more aggressive behavior, sometimes years later. Case: A rare case of disseminated malignant FATWO is presented and the literature reviewed. Conclusion: FATWO has the potential for malignant behavior. Familiarity with this lesion will enhance recognition. Patients need long-term follow-up.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)175-177
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Reproductive Medicine
Volume56
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Reproductive Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Keywords

  • Female genital neoplasms
  • Wolffian ducts

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