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Krukenberg tumour
  1. Misbahuddin Syed
  1. Internal and Hospital Medicine, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida, USA
  1. Correspondence to Misbahuddin Syed, Internal and Hospital Medicine, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, 12902 Magnolia Drive, MCC-IHM, Tampa, FL 33612, USA; Misbahuddin.Syed{at}

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A 38-year-old woman presented to the clinic for worsening fatigue, epigastric pain and abdominal fullness. Her physical exam was relatively unremarkable aside from the presence of ascites. Her chronicity of vague symptoms over 4 months, and concern for a gastric, hepatic or pelvic aetiology of her symptomatology ultimately prompted her to undergo CT of the abdomen and pelvis; this revealed abdominal ascites, an irregularly thickened stomach wall, and right (13.6×10.2 cm) and left (7.8×7.6 cm) ovarian masses …

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  • Contributors MS (the author) obtained the patient’s consent for this work, planned the study, prepared the manuscript and submitted the work to the journal. MS (the author) is responsible for the overall content of this work as guarantor.

  • Funding The author has not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

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