Status of the contralateral ovary in encapsulated low grade malignant tumors of the ovary.


The incidence of bilateral involvement in carcinoma of the ovary is shown to be relatively high. This is true for the different histologic type of malignant lesions and even when the ovary is grossly normal in appearance and on palpation. Only when carcinoma of the ovary is low grade, intracystic, unruptured and nonadherent and is in a young woman desirous… (More)