Papillary peritoneal tumors in women.

@article{Foyle1981PapillaryPT,
  title={Papillary peritoneal tumors in women.},
  author={A. Foyle and M Al-Jabi and W T Mccaughey},
  journal={The American journal of surgical pathology},
  year={1981},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={241-9}
}
Twenty-five peritoneal tumors in women are described. All were partly or entirely of papillary or tubulopapillary structure and multifocal. Eight were unusually well-differentiated mesotheliomas. This appearance was associated with indolent behavior. In 10 cases the growth closely resembled serous papillary carcinoma, including the frequent presence of psammoma bodies, but the ovaries were free of primary tumor. The latter group of tumors progress rapidly and are thought to be derived from… CONTINUE READING
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