Lung carcinoma metastatic to the ovary: a clinicopathologic study of 32 cases emphasizing their morphologic spectrum and problems in differential diagnosis.

@article{Irving2005LungCM,
  title={Lung carcinoma metastatic to the ovary: a clinicopathologic study of 32 cases emphasizing their morphologic spectrum and problems in differential diagnosis.},
  author={Julie AE Irving and Robert H. Young},
  journal={The American journal of surgical pathology},
  year={2005},
  volume={29 8},
  pages={997-1006}
}
Thirty-two cases of lung carcinoma metastatic to the ovary in women 26 to 76 years of age (mean, 47 years) are reported. A history of prior lung carcinoma was documented in 53% of cases (17 of 32), with the ovarian tumor detected at a mean interval of 1 year. In 10 cases (31%), the lung and ovarian tumors occurred synchronously, and in 5 (16%) the ovarian tumor was detected up to 26 months before the lung cancer. Small cell carcinoma was more likely to present with ovarian manifestations than… CONTINUE READING

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