Relative frequency of malignant parovarian tumors: should parovarian tumors be aspirated?

@article{Stein1990RelativeFO,
  title={Relative frequency of malignant parovarian tumors: should parovarian tumors be aspirated?},
  author={Amanda L Stein and Paul P Koonings and John B Schlaerth and David A. Grimes and G D'ablaing},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1990},
  volume={75 6},
  pages={1029-31}
}
There is a paucity of information concerning the frequency of malignant parovarian tumors and how to diagnose them preoperatively. Our retrospective 10-year analysis showed that among 168 women with parovarian tumors, three had malignancy (2%). Our data and a literature review suggest that most malignancies occur in reproductive-age women with cysts over 5… CONTINUE READING