borderline mucinous tumour

borderline mucinous tumour

A generic term for ovarian tumours of low malignant potential (no stromal invasion), which are lined by mucin-secreting cells and divided into intestinal type (85%), which resemble intestinal mucosa, and endocervical type, which resemble endocervical glands.
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Microscopy of Borderline Mucinous Tumour showing Complex Pattern of Glands (H&E, 20x)
One patient had a borderline serous tumour, and one patient had a borderline mucinous tumour.
CA 125 value was 191 U/mL for borderline serous tumour and 9 U/mL for borderline mucinous tumour.
We report a case of testicular borderline mucinous tumour, and review the literature on this rare but fascinating group of testicular neoplasms.
Two Mucinous tumours included one Mucinous Cystadenoma and one Borderline Mucinous tumour.
6%) TOTAL 0 28 (100%) Table 5: Frequency of Individual Borderline Tumour in different Age Group DIAGNOSIS [greater than 20-29 30-39 or equal to] 19 Borderline mucinous tumour 1 0 0 Borderline seromucinous tumour 0 0 0 TOTAL 1 0 0 DIAGNOSIS 40-49 50-59 60-69 70-79 Borderline mucinous tumour 2 0 0 0 Borderline seromucinous tumour 0 0 1 0 TOTAL 2 0 1 0 DIAGNOSIS [greater than TOTAL or equal to] 80 Borderline mucinous tumour 0 3 (75%) Borderline seromucinous tumour 0 1 (25%) TOTAL 0 4 (100%)
BORDERLINE MUCINOUS TUMOUR (FIGURE 2): 3 cases (6%) of borderline mucinous tumour were reported out of 50 cases in the present study.
It has also been suggested that it may be more difficult to diagnose borderline mucinous tumours compared to borderline serous tumours because of their larger average size.
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