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Hepatobiliary cystadenoma with mesenchymal stroma (CMS) in association with unilateral mucinous cystadenoma of the ovary (MCO): case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8780925     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The case of a patient with a cystadenoma with mesenchymal stroma (CMS) of the liver in association with asymptomatic unilateral mucinous cystadenoma of the right ovary (MCO) is reported. Immunohistochemical analysis of both lesions showed an identical profile. CA19-9 was expressed in the epithelial lining of both, intrahepatic CMS and MCO, without a parallel serum elevation. A probable common pathway of synchronous histogenesis for these lesions is hypothesised. The etiology of CMS remains obscure suggesting a multifactorial process implicating sex-related (hormone-dependent?) synergic and environmental factors, which probably act in different stages of organogenesis. Partial hepatectomy and right salpingo-oophorectomy were performed. Four years after surgery, the patient remains well with no evidence of residual or recurrent disease.
A Skopelitou; M Hadjiyannakis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of gynaecological oncology     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0392-2936     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol.     Publication Date:  1996  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-10-17     Completed Date:  1996-10-17     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8100357     Medline TA:  Eur J Gynaecol Oncol     Country:  ITALY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  234-40     Citation Subset:  IM    
Pathology Department, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Greece.
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MeSH Terms
CA-19-9 Antigen / blood
Cystadenoma / pathology*
Cystadenoma, Mucinous / pathology*
Liver Neoplasms / pathology*
Middle Aged
Neoplasms, Multiple Primary / pathology*
Ovarian Neoplasms / pathology*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/CA-19-9 Antigen

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