Ovarian atypical endometriosis: its close association with malignant epithelial tumours.

  title={Ovarian atypical endometriosis: its close association with malignant epithelial tumours.},
  author={Masaharu Fukunaga and Kouichi Nomura and Eiji Ishikawa and Shinichiro Ushigome},
  volume={30 3},
The incidence of ovarian atypical endometriosis and its association with malignant epithelial tumours in a consecutive series of cases during the period 1987 to 1995 were studied. Atypical glandular changes were observed in four (1.7%) of 255 ovarian endometriosis cases and one patient with ovarian atypical endometriosis developed subsequent endometrioid carcinoma in the abdominal wall. Fifty-four (24.1%) of the 224 ovarian cancers were associated with ovarian endometriosis; 21 with typical and… CONTINUE READING


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