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ovarian mucinous cystadenoma

Monday 8 March 2004

Case Records

- Case 222: Ovarian mucinous cystadenoma
- pathxchange.org #10718

Macroscopy

- ovarian cyst
- clear mucinous fluid
- inner cystic wall smooth with no evidence of protruding or polypoid lesions
- thickness of cystic wall from 0.2 to 2 cm.

Microscopy

- uniform columnar mucinous cystic epithelial lining
- no evidence of cellular atypia
- vascular congestion in the cystic wall
- patchy fibrosis in the cystic wall
- The residual ovarian parenchyma (thickened cystic wall) is largely edematous with a few scattered hilus cells.
- No evidence of invasive mucinous adenocarcinoma.

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