Dr. Andikyan assembled a team of almost 25 highly-skilled, caring clinical specialists to plan how to remove the tumor, including gynecologic oncologist Linus T. Chuang, MD, Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology for WCHN, plastic surgeon David Goldenberg, MD, Section Chief, Plastic Surgery Subsection at Danbury Hospital, and anesthesiologist Karl Kulikowski, MD, Vice Chairman, Department of Anesthesia, Medical Director, Operating Rooms, Department of Anesthesiology at Danbury Hospital.
"During the surgery, we removed this enormous tumor that originated from her left ovary". A CT scan then revealed a noncancerous tumor growing on her left ovary. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
The tumour originated in the woman's left ovary and affected the peritoneal tissue adhering to the ovary, CNN reported.
"Tumors this big are exceedingly rare in the literature", Andrikyan said. "It may be in the top 10 or 20 tumors of this size removed worldwide". Although her mucinous ovarian tumor was later found to be benign and non-cancerous, it did pose a threat to her life because it was sitting on a major blood vessel, leading to concerns about her heart.
The patient's care team suspected that the tumor, which occupied the patient's entire abdomen, was benign; however, they could not be sure without conducting further tests.
He added that the patient was also at high risk of developing blood clots because of compression of the blood flow.
The 132-pound ovarian mass is now known as one of the largest ovarian tumors in the world, Tech Times reports. When the patient was admitted, she also complained of severe pain in the lower abdomen.
"The abdomen was so pushed out that there were a lot of problems with the abdominal wall", he said. Dr. Andikyan, a board-certified gynecologic oncologist and Assistant Professor at the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine, gave the patient hope.
According to Andikyan, the tumor became so heavy that the patient needed to use a wheelchair.
The woman knew something was up after rapidly gaining weight over a short period of time. I saw fear in the patient's eyes.
"Her legs were so swollen that she was unable to walk". As the doctors were able to save most of her reproductive organs, she also still has the option of having more children. It has been three months since the operation happened successfully and she is recovering. "And it's been three months, and she's really doing great", Chuang said. If you have these symptoms for more than two weeks, you should see your doctor.
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