A case of ovarian cancer with metastasis to the sternum and costae

Gynecologic Oncology
H Noguchi, A Mori


This report describes a case of ovarian cancer with metastases to the sternum and costae. Sternal and costal metastases from ovarian cancer are extremely rare. We introduce a case of sternal metastasis from ovarian cancer that occurred over 7 years after initial diagnosis which was successfully treated with local resection and systemic chemotherapy. Possible metastatic routes are discussed.


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