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ISRN Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2011, Article ID 620380, 2 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2011/620380
Case Report

Bilateral Ovarian Krukenberg Tumor in a Full-Term Pregnancy

1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, 1650 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY, 10457, USA
2Baylor Collage of Medicine, Children’s Nutrition Research Center, Houston, TX 77030 Texas, USA

Received 20 August 2010; Accepted 18 October 2010

Academic Editor: K. Chan

Copyright © 2011 Omar Felipe Dueñas-García et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

Objective. Krukenberg tumors in pregnancy are very rare and their management can present a dilemma for the obstetrician gynecologist. Case Report. We present the case of a G3P2002 who presented to us and the 38 weeks gestation with bilateral massive Krukenberg tumors. Despite at surgery and chemotherapy she died 3 months postpartum. Conclusion. Early detection followed by surgery and chemotherapy could possibly result in a favorable outcome with such patients.