Primary ovarian mucinous cystadenocarcinomas: a clinicopathologic study of 49 cases with long-term follow-up.

@article{Hoerl1998PrimaryOM,
  title={Primary ovarian mucinous cystadenocarcinomas: a clinicopathologic study of 49 cases with long-term follow-up.},
  author={H Daniel Hoerl and William R Hart},
  journal={The American journal of surgical pathology},
  year={1998},
  volume={22 12},
  pages={1449-62}
}
Prognostic data for ovarian mucinous carcinoma are limited and difficult to interpret because of differing diagnostic criteria and inclusion of secondary tumors. To better characterize these neoplasms, 49 primary ovarian mucinous tumors diagnosed as carcinoma by the Hart and Norris criteria and staged by the FIGO system were studied. Forty-four tumors (90%) were stage I, four were stage III and one was unstaged. Sixteen tumors (33%) were classified as intraglandular ("noninvasive") carcinoma… CONTINUE READING

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