Factors that Differentiate between Endometriosis-associated Ovarian Cancer and Benign Ovarian Endometriosis with Mural Nodules

@inproceedings{Tanase2018FactorsTD,
  title={Factors that Differentiate between Endometriosis-associated Ovarian Cancer and Benign Ovarian Endometriosis with Mural Nodules},
  author={Yasuhito Tanase and Ryuji Kawaguchi and Junko Takahama and Hiroshi Kobayashi},
  booktitle={Magnetic resonance in medical sciences : MRMS : an official journal of Japan Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine},
  year={2018}
}
PURPOSE Mural nodules and papillary projections can be seen in benign ovarian endometriosis (OE) and malignant transformation of OE (endometriosis-associated ovarian cancer [EAOC]), which can pose a challenging diagnostic dilemma to clinicians. We identify the preoperative imaging characteristics helpful to the differential diagnosis between benign OE with mural nodules and EAOC. MATERIALS AND METHODS This was a retrospective study of 82 patients who were diagnosed pathologically to have OE… CONTINUE READING
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