Ovarian mucinous and mixed epithelial carcinomas of mullerian (endocervical-like) type: a clinicopathologic analysis of four cases of an uncommon variant associated with endometriosis.

@article{Lee2003OvarianMA,
  title={Ovarian mucinous and mixed epithelial carcinomas of mullerian (endocervical-like) type: a clinicopathologic analysis of four cases of an uncommon variant associated with endometriosis.},
  author={Kenneth R. Lee and Marisa R. Nucci},
  journal={International journal of gynecological pathology : official journal of the International Society of Gynecological Pathologists},
  year={2003},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={42-51}
}
The epithelial cells of ovarian mucinous carcinomas may sometimes appear similar to those of gastrointestinal or endocervical mucinous carcinomas, but most are composed of cells that do not suggest any particular derivation. We report four cases of mucinous ovarian carcinoma in which the cells were entirely or almost entirely endocervical-like. The patients' ages were 34, 43, 44, and 50 years. Two patients had bilateral tumors confined to the ovaries at initial staging; both also had… CONTINUE READING