Pure choriocarcinoma of the ovary in silver-russell syndrome

Tomoko Haruma, Chikako Ogawa, Takeshi Nishida, Tomoyuki Kusumoto, Keiichiro Nakamura, Noriko Seki, Takaaki Katayama, Yuji Hiramatsu

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Pure ovarian choriocarcinoma is an extremely rare malignancy that can be gestational or non-gestational in origin. Silver-Russell syndrome (SRS) is a rare congenital developmental disorder characterized by pre- and postnatal growth failure, relative macrocephaly, a triangular face, hemihypotrophy, and fifth-finger clinodactyly. We report a rare case of pure ovarian choriocarcinoma occurring in a 19-year-old woman with SRS. Following surgery, multiple chemotherapy courses were effective and she was free of disease at the 10-month follow-up.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)183-188
Number of pages6
JournalActa medica Okayama
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2015


  • Choriocarcinoma
  • Ovary
  • Silver-Russell syndrome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)


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