endometrioid tumor

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en·do·me·tri·oid tu·mor

a tumor of the ovary containing epithelial or stromal elements resembling tumors of the endometrium.
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en·do·me·tri·oid tu·mor

(en'dō-mē'trē-oyd tū'mŏr)
A tumor of the ovary containing epithelial or stromal elements resembling tumors of the endometrium.
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[7] In our study, endometrioid tumour of the ovary was found to be the most common malignant tumour.
Mucinous tumours and endometrioid tumours were second most common tumours encountered in this study.
In endometrioid tumours, a subcategory of endometriotic cyst (newly added WHO entity) has been reported which includes 60 cases (17.6%).
ENDOMETRIOID TUMOUR (FIGURE 4): 2 cases of endometrioid tumours (4%) were seen out of 50 cases.
Mullerian adenosarcoma of ovary is generally similar microscopically to uterine adenosarcoma except a few differences like sarcomatous overgrowth is seen in 30% of ovarian cases as compared to 8% in uterine adenosarcoma and SCLE (Sex cord like elements) were seen in 15% of ovarian cases as compared to 7% in their uterine counterparts.2,4 Almost all endometrioid tumours of the ovary are carcinomas except for rare tumour types i.e.
Whilst these risk factors have been mostly associated with type I-oestrogen dependent endometrioid tumours, the relationship with type II endometrial cancers remain less clear.
Endometrioid tumours account for approximately 20% of ovarian cancers, most of which are carcinomas (4).
[beta]-catenin mutation and expression analysis in ovarian cancer: exon 3 mutations and nuclear translocation in 16% of endometrioid tumours. Int J Cancer.
ER, PR expression was higher in serous and endometrioid tumours when compared to other surface epithelial tumours.