The Use of Human Epididymis 4 and Cancer Antigen 125 Tumor Markers in the Benign or Malignant Differential Diagnosis of Pelvic or Adnexal Masses

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Dolgun Z. N. , Kabaca C., Karateke A., Iyibozkurt C., Inan C., Altintas A. S. , ...More

BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.34, no.2, pp.156-162, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/balkanmedj.2016.0223
  • Title of Journal : BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.156-162


Background: Ovarian cancer is one of the highest mortality cancers in gynaecology. Discrimination of benign masses from malignant ones may sometimes become a challenge for the clinician since there is not a reliable tumour marker, thus some unnecessary, highly morbid operations can be performed.