The malignant potential of small cystic ovarian tumors in women over 50 years of age.

@article{Bailey1998TheMP,
  title={The malignant potential of small cystic ovarian tumors in women over 50 years of age.},
  author={Cheryl L Bailey and Frederick R. Ueland and Gillian Land and Paul DePriest and Holly H. Gallion and Richard J. Kryscio and John Rensselaer van Nagell},
  journal={Gynecologic oncology},
  year={1998},
  volume={69 1},
  pages={3-7}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine the risk of malignancy in cystic ovarian tumors < 10 cm in diameter in asymptomatic postmenopausal women or women >or =50 years of age. METHODS All cystic ovarian tumors detected by transvaginal sonography screening in asymptomatic postmenopausal women or women > or =50 years of age were evaluated with respect to size and morphology. Histology was recorded on all tumors removed surgically. Follow-up data were available both on patients… CONTINUE READING
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