serous cystadenoma


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Related to serous cystadenoma: mucinous cystadenoma

cystadenoma

 [sis-tad″ĕ-no´mah]
cystoma blended with adenoma.
mucinous cystadenoma a multilocular, usually benign, tumor produced by ovarian epithelial cells and having mucin-filled cavities.
papillary cystadenoma any tumor producing patterns that are both papillary and cystic; called also papilloadenocystoma.
serous cystadenoma a cystic tumor of the ovary containing thin, clear yellow serum and some solid tissue.

serous cystadenoma

A cyst filled with a clear serous fluid and lined with cuboidal epithelial cells.
See also: cystadenoma

cystadenoma

cystoma blended with adenoma.

mucinous cystadenoma
a multilocular, usually benign, tumor produced by ovarian epithelial cells and having mucin-filled cavities.
papillary cystadenoma
any tumor producing patterns that are both papillary and cystic; called also papilloadenocystoma.
serous cystadenoma
a cystic tumor of the ovary containing thin, clear yellow serum and some solid tissue.
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Serous cystadenomas occur only in adults and are more commonly found in men.
Mucinous cystic neoplasms account for approximately 2 to 5% of all exocrine pancreatic neoplasms and are more common than serous cystadenomas.
102-104) Van der Waaij and colleagues (103) pooled data from 12 studies and concluded that (1) a concentration of amylase of less than 250 U/L in fluid is 98% specific for serous cystadenoma or mucus-producing cystic neoplasm, (2) a carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) concentration of less than 5 ng/mL is 95% specific for serous cystadenoma or pseudocyst, (3) a CEA concentration greater than 800 ng/mL is 98% specific for mucus-producing cystic neoplasm, and (4) a carbohydrate antigen 19-9 concentration of less than 37 U/mL is 98% specific for serous cystadenoma or pseudocyst (Table 3).
A description of pseudocyst and serous cystadenoma follows.
Pancreatic serous cystadenoma mimicking pseudocyst.
Is serous cystadenoma of pancreas a model of clear cell associated angiogenesis and tumorigenesis?
Serous cystadenomas are almost always benign, although a rare malignant variant has been documented.
Pancreatic serous cystadenomas are rare neoplasms that occur more commonly in women (female to male ratio of 2:1) usually over the age of 60 years.
Most gynecologic tumors that grow to be excessively large are benign and are frequently serous cystadenomas.
The presumed diagnoses based on ultrasound features included 104 physiologic cysts, 12 dermoid cysts or benign teratomas, 1 mucinous cystadenoma, 19 serous cystadenomas, 3 endometriomas and 3 borderline tumors.
There were two serous cystadenomas, one mature cystic teratoma, one peritubular cyst, two simple cysts in one ovary, a right-side fibroid, and one case of severe adhesive disease.
3] Serous cystadenomas are usually composed of multiple tiny cysts lined by flattened or cuboidal cells that contain glycogen but little mucin.