Natural history of biologically malignant struma ovarii: analysis of 27 cases with extraovarian spread.

@article{ShacoLevy2010NaturalHO,
  title={Natural history of biologically malignant struma ovarii: analysis of 27 cases with extraovarian spread.},
  author={Ruthy Shaco-Levy and Sarah M. Bean and Rex Bentley and Stanley J. Robboy},
  journal={International journal of gynecological pathology : official journal of the International Society of Gynecological Pathologists},
  year={2010},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={212-27}
}
The natural history of 27 cases of biologically malignant struma ovarii from a series of 88 cases of histologically malignant or histologically proliferative struma ovarii is described. The extraovarian spread was evident at presentation in 17 patients. The malignant nature of the other 10 tumors became apparent only after they recurred. The tumors measured 5 to 24.5 cm and were more than 50% thyroid tissue in all but 2 cases. The microscopic diagnosis of the thyroid tissue was follicular… CONTINUE READING
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