Which conditions are included in the differential diagnoses of ovarian cancer?

Updated: Aug 10, 2020
  • Author: Andrew E Green, MD; Chief Editor: Yukio Sonoda, MD  more...
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Other problems to be considered in the differential diagnosis of ovarian cancer include the following:

  • Appendiceal tumors
  • Benign lesions of the uterine corpus
  • Bladder distention/urinary retention
  • Bowel/omental adhesions
  • Colon cancer
  • Embryologic remnants
  • Fecal impaction
  • Gastric adenocarcinoma
  • Hydrosalpinx/pyosalpinx
  • Low-lying cecum
  • Metastatic gastrointestinal carcinoma
  • Ovarian torsion
  • Pelvic abscess
  • Pelvic kidney
  • Peritoneal cyst
  • Retroperitoneal mass
  • Urachal cyst
  • Uterine anomalies
  • Uterine fibroids

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