benign mucinous tumour of ovary

benign mucinous tumour of ovary

A large unilateral, usually multilocular lesion that accounts for up to 12% of primary ovarian tumours. BMTs are lined by mucin-secreting epithelium, contain mucoid material and may be associated with a dermoid cyst (mature cystic teratoma).
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