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Kru·ken·berg tu·mor

(krū'kĕn-berg),
a metastatic carcinoma of the ovary, usually bilateral and secondary to a mucous carcinoma of the stomach, which contains signet-ring cells filled with mucus.

Kru·ken·berg tu·mor

(krū'kĕn-berg tū'mŏr)
A metastatic carcinoma of the ovary, usually bilateral and secondary to a mucous carcinoma of the stomach, which contains signet-ring cells filled with mucus.

Krukenberg tumor

A malignant metastasis to the ovary, usually bilateral and frequently secondary to malignancy of the gastrointestinal tract. Histologically, these tumors consist of myxomatous connective tissue and cells having a signet ring arrangement of their nuclei. The epithelial tissue resembles the malignancy of the original site.

Krukenberg,

Friedrich, German pathologist, 1871-1946.
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Krukenberg tumor (KT) is a rare malignant ovarian tumor that arises secondarily from gastric, breast or other alimentary cancer metastases.
Early gastric cancer with Krukenberg tumor and review of cases of intramucosal gastric cancers with Krukenberg tumor.
Comparison of surgery plus chemotherapy and palliative chemotherapy alone for advanced gastric cancer with Krukenberg tumor.
In the present study two cases of Krukenberg tumor had primary carcinoma in the stomach and presented with gastro-intestinal disturbances.
Krukenberg tumors of the ovary: a clinicopathologic analysis of 120 cases with emphasis on their variable pathologic manifestations.
Krukenberg tumor as the initial manifestation of gastric cancer in a 23-year-old woman
The initial pathology report showed a thecoma-fibroma tumor, but it was later classified as being a Krukenberg tumor after carrying out immunochemistry studies in the National Cancer Institute (NCI, Colombia).
Key words: Krukenberg tumor, ovarian neoplasms, neoplasm metastasis.
Signet-ring stromal of the ovary: clinicopathologic analysis and comparison with Krukenberg tumor.
Radiological diagnosis of gall bladder neoplasm with bilateral cystic ovarian masses probably krukenberg tumors were given.
Features were suggestive of krukenberg tumors secondary to adenocarcinoma of gall bladder.
Ovarian metastasis or Krukenberg tumors are usually asymmetrical bilateral and solid masses.