Krukenberg

Kru·ken·berg

(krū'kĕn-berg),
Adolph, German anatomist, 1816-1877. See: Krukenberg veins.

Kru·ken·berg

(krū'kĕn-berg),
Friedrich, German pathologist, 1871-1946. See: Krukenberg amputation, Krukenberg spindle, Krukenberg tumor.
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The differential diagnosis of sertoliform EAC should also include Krukenberg tumor, which is often bilateral, may show a predominant tubular pattern, and may also be associated with stromal hormone production, mimicking sertoliform EAC or even SLCT (46,47) (Table 4 and Figure 13, A and B).
A recently developed Krukenberg spindles, not associated with other signs of pigment dispersion, have been noticed in the first trimester which usually decreases during the third trimester and postpartum.
GCC of the appendix has various clinical presentations ranging from asymptomatic to acute appendicitis, which is the most common presentation; toward the other end of the spectrum, metastatic presentations such as Krukenberg's tumor or peritoneal carcinomatosis can be observed.
The second sign is the formation of a vertical line of deposited pigment on the central corneal endothelium, known as a Krukenberg spindle; this is due to the pigment being distributed around the anterior chamber by convection of the aqueous.
Krukenberg tumour is an uncommon metastatic tumour of ovary.
Aqueous humour convection currents are driven primarily by blinking [6] then deposit this pigment in a vertical stripe on the cornea known as a Krukenberg's spindle [1, 7].
Ovarian metastatic tumors that contain a component of signet-ring cells are known as Krukenberg tumors (KTs) and originate mainly from the stomach (76%), intestines (11%), breast (4%), and other organs [1].
In addition, direct adjacent invasion, peritoneal seeding, and Krukenberg tumor are less seen but are also very important in clinic with poor prognosis.
Krukenberg ovarian metastases contain mucin-secreting cells from the gastrointestinal tract.
Excision of the ovarian mass revealed Krukenberg tumor (KKT).
Young, "Primary ovarian mucinous tumors with signet ring cells: Report of 3 cases with discussion of so-called primary krukenberg tumor," The American Journal of Surgical Pathology, vol.