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Mural nodules of clear cell carcinoma in a mucinous borderline tumor of the ovary: a case report.
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PMID:  21151689     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Mural nodules of ovarian mucinous borderline tumors are rare. In this study, we report a case of mural nodules of clear cell carcinoma in an intestinal type mucinous borderline tumor of the ovary. The patient was a 54-years-old woman presented with back and pelvic pain for 3 months. A right-sided multiloculated ovarian mass approximately 20 cm was identified on the CT scan. CA-125 was moderately elevated. She underwent total abdominal hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy and bilateral pelvic and para-aortic lymphadenectomy. Grossly, the right ovarian mass showed a multiloculated cystic mass with mucinous fluid. There were papillations in the internal surface and two mural nodules were seen. Microscopic examination revealed that the cystic mass was an intestinal type borderline mucinous tumor. The mural nodules showed a classic histology of clear cell carcinoma with tubulocystic and papillary growth patterns. This is an extremely rare case of mural nodules of clear cell carcinoma arising in a mucinous borderline tumor.
Authors:
Daniela S Allende; Richard D Drake; Longwen Chen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-04-13
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pathology research international     Volume:  2010     ISSN:  2042-003X     ISO Abbreviation:  Patholog Res Int     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-12-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101526292     Medline TA:  Patholog Res Int     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  438534     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Anatomic Pathology, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA.
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