Primary carcinoma of Fallopian tube : Case Series

  • Neeru Gupta sri balaji action medical institute Paschim Vihar Delhi-110063
  • Chhaya Gupta
Keywords: Histopathology, ovarian carcinoma, Fallopian tube carcinoma


Primary Fallopian tube carcinoma (PFTC) is an uncommon gynecological condition and often leads to diagnostic pit fall at the end of clinician in lieu of non specific clinical symptoms, physical findings and mimicking ovarian neoplasm. Abdominal pain, pressure symptoms and clear or blood stained discharge per vaginum are the commonest encountered non specific clinical symptoms. We are discussing three cases of Fallopian tube carcinoma in view of sporadic occurrence, non specific  presentation and enthusiastic therapeutic modalities available for these malignancies.

Author Biography

Neeru Gupta, sri balaji action medical institute Paschim Vihar Delhi-110063


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