Steroid cell tumor of the ovary associated with endometrial adenocarcinoma - a rare case report

Aydın A., Ozkanli S., Zemheri E., Girgin B., Guzin K., Gocmen A.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF GYNAECOLOGICAL ONCOLOGY, cilt.36, ss.348-350, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 36 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.12892/ejgo2597.2015
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.348-350


Endometrial carcinoma is the most common invasive neoplasm of the female genital tract and is associated to the elevated levels of unopposed estrogen, especially in postmenopause. Ovarian Steroid cell tumors are rare tumors and they are named according to the origin of cell. The most common cancer of the female genital tract is the endometrial adenocarcinoma and it accounts for 7% of all invasive cancers in women. In the present case report, the authors present a 59-year-old multiparous woman with a postmenopausal bleeding complaint and they discuss the case of ovarian steroid cell tumor associated with endometrioid adenocarcinoma of endometrium. Endometrial adenocarcinoma is the most common cancer of female genital tract and its contemporarity with an ovarian steroid cell tumor is extremely rare.