Histopathological prognostic factors of adult granulosa cell tumors of the ovary.

@article{Fujimoto2001HistopathologicalPF,
  title={Histopathological prognostic factors of adult granulosa cell tumors of the ovary.},
  author={Toshio Fujimoto and Noriaki Sakuragi and Kazuaki Okuyama and Takafumi Fujino and Kanako Yamashita and Shuji Yamashiro and Motohiro Shimizu and Seiichiro Fujimoto},
  journal={Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica},
  year={2001},
  volume={80 11},
  pages={1069-74}
}
BACKGROUND The prognostic factors of adult granulosa cell tumor (AGCT) have not been well defined. METHODS In 27 AGCT patients, we examined clinical stage, microscopic patterns, mitotic index (MI), and lymph-vascular space invasion (LVSI) to determine whether these factors were related to disease-free survival (DFS) of patients with AGCT. We also performed immunohistochemical examination for p53. RESULTS Seventeen cases represented stage I tumors, four stage II, five stage III, and one… CONTINUE READING

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