Clinicopathologic and histochemical study of ovarian clear cell carcinoma.

  title={Clinicopathologic and histochemical study of ovarian clear cell carcinoma.},
  author={Isto Nordback and Kalevi Lauslahti},
  journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics},
  volume={18 2},
Thirteen case reports of mesonephroid clear cell carcinoma of the ovary were analyzed and nine of the tumors were studied histochemically. No disorders were found in the hormonal balance of patients. The tumors produced few symptoms, indicating late discovery and bad prognosis. Histopathologically, the tumors were subdivided into the following groups: glandular, papillary, mixed-type and anaplastic. All of them contained glycogen and neutral mucins; acid mucins were found mainly in glandular… CONTINUE READING

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