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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 102-104

Smallcell ovarian carcinoma of the hypercalcemic type: Report of three cases and literature review


Department of Medical Oncology, Salah Azaiez Institute, University of Tunis EL Manar, Tunis, Tunisia

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Wafa Sbika
Department of Medical Oncology, Salah Azaiez Institute, University of Tunis EL Manar, Tunis
Tunisia
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/LJMS.LJMS_38_19

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The small-cell carcinoma of hypercalcemic type (SCOCHT) of the ovary is a rare and highly aggressive tumor. Due to the rarity of the disease, there is no consensus on its optimal therapy, and the treatment options are usually combines surgery, chemotherapy, and radiotherapy. Herein, we report the clinical presentation, management, and outcome of three cases of SCCOHT treated at Salah Azaiez Institution in Tunisia. The literature on this rare disease is also reviewed.


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