Clinical implications of metastases to the ovary.

  title={Clinical implications of metastases to the ovary.},
  author={Keiichi Fujiwara and Yoshihiro Ohishi and Hidekazu Koike and Satoshi Sawada and Takuya Moriya and Ichiro Kohno},
  journal={Gynecologic oncology},
  volume={59 1},
Predictive factors for ovarian metastases were analyzed in 313 autopsy cases of women dying of malignancy. Genital, hematopoietic, brain tumors, and double primaries were excluded. Ovarian metastases were found in 60 of 313 (19.2%) cases. The primary sites of origin were stomach (18 cases), breast (13), pancreas (7), bile duct (7), large intestine (4), kidney (3), liver (2), lung (1), and other (5). The percentages of ovarian metastasis in each primary site were 50% (3/6) in the kidney, 38.3… CONTINUE READING
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