CT of epithelial ovarian tumors.

  title={CT of epithelial ovarian tumors.},
  author={Satomi Kawamoto and Bruce A. Urban and Elliot K. Fishman},
  journal={Radiographics : a review publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc},
  volume={19 Spec No},
  pages={S85-102; quiz S263-4}
Ovarian cancer is the second most common gynecologic malignancy in the United States and causes more deaths than any other cancer of the female reproductive system. Approximately two-thirds of patients have tumors that have spread beyond the pelvis at the time of diagnosis. Ovarian tumors arise from the surface epithelium or mesothelium, germ cells, or the gonadal stroma. Epithelial ovarian tumors include serous, mucinous, endometrioid, clear cell, and undifferentiated tumors. In general, the… CONTINUE READING