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ovarian tumors

Friday 25 July 2003

Classification

- ovarian epithelial tumors

  • ovarian serous tumors
    • benign ovarian serous tumors
    • proliferating ovarian serous tumors - borderline ovarian serous tumors
    • ovarian serous carcinomas
  • ovarian mucinous tumors
    • pseudomyxoma peritonei
    • benign ovarian mucinous tumors
    • proliferating ovarian mucinous tumors - borderline mucinous tumors
    • mucinous ovarian carcinomas

- ovarian sex cord-stromal tumors

  • thecoma-fibroma group
    • thecoma and fibrothecoma
    • ovarian fibroma

- ovarian germ cell tumors

  • ovarian teratoma

Macroscopical appearance

- ovarian cystic tumors
- ovarian surface epithelial tumors

Microscopical appearance

- ovarian tumors with prominent spindle cells

Differential diagnosis

- ovarian tumor-like lesions

  • follicle cyst
  • corpus luteum cyst
  • ovarian remnant syndrome
  • polycystic ovarian disease (PCOD)
  • stroma hyperthecosis
  • ovarian stromal hyperplasia
  • ovarian massive edema
  • ovarian fibromatosis
  • hilus Leydig cell hyperplasia
  • ovarian simple cyst
  • ovarian idiopathic calcification
  • uterus-like adnexal mass
  • splenic gonadal fusion
  • pregnancy luteoma
  • hyperreactio luteinalis
  • large solitary luteinized follicle cyst of pregnancy and puerperium
  • granulosa cell proliferations of pregnancy
  • hilus Leydig cell proliferation of pregancy
  • ectopic decidua
  • ovarian pregnancy
  • ovarian endometriosis (ovarian endometriotic cyst)
  • ovarian granulomas
    • ovarian foreign body granulomas
    • ovarian palisading granulomas
    • ovarian granulomas secondary to systemic diseases
  • ovarian infections
    • ovarian bacterial infections
      • ovarian actinomycosis
      • ovarian tuberculosis
      • ovarian malacoplakia
    • ovarian fungal infections
    • ovarian parasitic infections
  • mesothelial proliferations
  • surface epithelial-stromal proliferation
  • autoimmune oophoritis
  • ovarian torsion
  • ovarian infarction
  • ovarian changes secondary to metabolic diseases
  • mucicarminophilic histiocytosis

See also

- ovarian carcinomas
- ovarian tumorigenesis

References

- Shih IeM, Kurman RJ. Ovarian tumorigenesis: a proposed model based on morphological and molecular genetic analysis. Am J Pathol. 2004 May;164(5):1511-8. PMID: #15111296#

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