Research

The role of leptin in gynecological oncology

Panagou Paraskevi, Tokatlidou Zoe, Zepiridis Leonidas, Zournatzi Vasiliki

Introduction: Leptin is a hormone which is related with body weight control and sexual maturation. The role of leptin in gynecological diseases is still unclear. The aim of this study was to evaluate levels of leptin in women with benign and malignant tumors of the genital system and to investigate leptin as a potential diagnostic or prognostic marker for the disease course …

Case Report

Extrapulmonary genital tuberculosis of the endometrium: A case report

Messaropoulos Pantelis, Panagopoulos Perikles, Zygouris Dimitrios, Tsavari Ekaterini, Manoloudaki Kassiani, Christodoulaki Chrisi, Katsetos Christos, Katsoulis Michail

A case report of a 79 – year – old Greek woman that presented in our hospital with vaginal yellowish discharge, is reported. The patient underwent dilation and curettage, and later a total abdominal hysterectomy, and the histology revealed a rare case of extrapulmonary genital tuberculosis of the endometrium …

Case Report

Bilateral B – cell non – Hodgkin ovarian lymphoma: A case presentation

Sofoudis Chrisostomos, Koumousidis Antonios, Vervesou Elisavet, Sinha Prabha, Politi Ekaterini, Salakos Nikolaos

The correlation between non – Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) and the genital tract is unquestionable. The ovaries represent the most common anatomic sites. In many cases the clinical spectrum seems identical and misleads the treatment management. The prognosis is often poor due to delayed or inaccurate diagnosis. We present a case of a 63 – year – old female patient with NHL mimicking ovarian carcinoma …