Which physical findings are characteristic of ovarian cancer?

Updated: Aug 10, 2020
  • Author: Andrew E Green, MD; Chief Editor: Yukio Sonoda, MD  more...
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Answer

Physical findings are uncommon in patients with early disease. Patients with more advanced disease may present with any of the following:

  • Ovarian or pelvic mass
  • Ascites
  • Pleural effusion
  • Abdominal mass or bowel obstruction

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