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Pneumatosis ovarii (emphysematous changes in the ovary): a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18753968     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Emphysematous changes in the ovary have not been described previously, although a similar process in the vagina, vaginitis emphysematosa, has been well described in the literature. We present a case with emphysematous changes in the ovary of a 38-year-old woman. Patient presented with a right ovarian cyst. Histologically, in addition to the cystic follicles, a portion of the ovary had numerous cystic spaces lined by histiocytes and giant cells resembling alterations previously noted vaginitis emphysematosum.
Authors:
Yinong Wang; Ernest A Topran; Fattaneh Tavassoli
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of gynecological pathology : official journal of the International Society of Gynecological Pathologists     Volume:  27     ISSN:  1538-7151     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Gynecol. Pathol.     Publication Date:  2008 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-09-22     Completed Date:  2008-12-12     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8214845     Medline TA:  Int J Gynecol Pathol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  531-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06519, USA. yinong.wang@yale.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Female
Histocytochemistry
Humans
Ovarian Cysts / pathology*,  surgery

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