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Mucinous adenocarcinoma arising from the gastrointestinal epithelium in benign cystic teratoma of the ovary--case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16800267     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Benign cystic teratoma of the ovary (BCTO) is the most common ovarian germ cell tumor occurring predominantly in early adulthood. Malignant transformation of a BCTO is rare, with an incidence of 2%. Most benign cystic teratomas with malignant transformations are squamous cell carcinomas with just 6.8% being adenocarcinomas. We present a rare case of adenocarcinoma arising from the gastrointestinal epithelial elements of BCTO based on the microscopic examination and immunohistochemical studies. Adenocarcinoma arising from gastrointestinal epithelium within BCTOs is extremely rare. This is the fifth reported case of adenocarcinoma arising in gastrointestinal epithelium of a BCTO.
M Güney; B Oral; F Demir; M Ozsoy; N Kapucuoğlu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of gynaecological oncology     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0392-2936     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol.     Publication Date:  2006  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-06-27     Completed Date:  2006-10-26     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8100357     Medline TA:  Eur J Gynaecol Oncol     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  304-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Süleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Adenocarcinoma, Mucinous / pathology*
Epithelium / pathology
Gastrointestinal Tract / cytology
Neoplasms, Multiple Primary / pathology*
Ovarian Neoplasms / pathology*
Teratoma / pathology*

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