Ovarian involvement by metastatic colorectal adenocarcinoma: still a diagnostic challenge.

@article{Lewis2006OvarianIB,
  title={Ovarian involvement by metastatic colorectal adenocarcinoma: still a diagnostic challenge.},
  author={Michael T. Lewis and Michael T. Deavers and Elvio Gilberto da Silva and Anais Malpica},
  journal={The American journal of surgical pathology},
  year={2006},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={177-84}
}
Ovarian involvement by metastatic colorectal adenocarcinoma, although not an uncommon occurrence, remains a diagnostic challenge. The gross and histologic features of such metastases overlap those of primary ovarian epithelial neoplasms such as endometrioid or mucinous adenocarcinoma. The clinical and pathologic features of 86 cases of metastatic colorectal adenocarcinoma involving the ovary were reviewed. Patients ranged in age from 19 to 85 years (median, 51 years); 24% were younger than 40… CONTINUE READING

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