IMR Press / EJGO / Volume 25 / Issue 5 / pii/2004259

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Open Access Case Report

Extraovarian mullerian-type cystic tumors of the female. A report of six cases and review of the literature

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1 Pathology Laboratory, Aretaieion University Hospital, Athens (Greece)
2 Second Clinic of Obstetrics-Gynecology, Aretaieion University Hospital, Athens (Greece)
3 Second Surgical Clinic, Aretaieion University Hospital, Athens (Greece)
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2004, 25(5), 657–659;
Published: 10 October 2004
Abstract

Six cases of extraovarian cystic tumors of mullerian type are reported. Patient age ranged from 27-71 years. Tumor diameters were 5-11 cm and were located in the mesentery (4/6) and retroperitoneum (2/6). Four tumors were of mucinous type (1/4 of borderline malignancy) and two of serous type. These tumors clinically and histopathologically mimic other primary tumors of the peritoneum. The problems of differential diagnosis are discussed.

Keywords
Extraovarian neoplasms
Peritoneum
Cystadenoma
Mullerian system
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