[Metastatic carcinoma to the ovary of extragenital origin: analysis of 9 cases and review of the concept of Krukenberg's tumor].


Between 1987 to 1992, nine patients with metastatic ovarian tumors of extragenital origin were analyzed. Seven corresponded to Krükenberg tumors, according to the traditional description of carcinoma with signet-ring cells and stroma with sarcomatoid reaction. The primary neoplasia was detected in 8 patients (89%) and corresponded to: gastric cancer (n = 4… (More)


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