borderline tumor

borderline tumor

Surgical pathology A term used for neoplasms with many histologic criteria of malignancy, for which the future behavior is uncertain. See Stump.
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Similarly, the presence of potentially precancerous processes in the ovary such as endometriosis or a preexisting benign or borderline tumor of similar histological type suggests de novo development of the cancer also in the ovary.
(10) However, a series of reports have documented that KS showed a greater geographic variation in incidence than almost any other borderline tumor. Earlier reports have documented that it was commonly seen in parts of Sub-Saharan Africa, such as Uganda and Zaire, constituting 9% of all cancer in men.
However, in the study conducted by Emmanuel et al., activating NRAS mutations were found in 5 out of 58 (9%) invasive serous epithelial ovarian carcinomas coexisting with a serous borderline tumor and in none of the 53 isolated SBOTs.
This variant may also contain cystic areas with edematous papillae and micropapillae resembling serous borderline tumor. The retiform variant is exceptional among sex-cord tumors because it has no definitive testicular counterpart and likely arises from a more primitive cell type [7, 8, 11].
Coexistence of three benign and a borderline tumor in the ovaries of 52-year-old women.
The final histologic examination objectified intracystic intestinal type ovarian mucinous borderline tumor which corresponded to a Demons' pseudosyndrome.
Fortunately, my pathology came back better than expected and I was diagnosed with a borderline tumor, which is a low-malignant form of the disease.
In January 1994, at the age of 38, I was diagnosed with what the doctor called a "small focus of clear cell carcinoma" within a "borderline tumor" in my ovary.
McCluggage, "Low-grade ovarian serous neoplasms (low-grade serous carcinoma and serous borderline tumor) associated with high-grade serous carcinoma or undifferentiated carcinoma: report of a series of cases of an unusual phenomenon," The American Journal of Surgical Pathology, vol.
(7) HL can also mimic ovarian malignancies like mucinous borderline tumor of intestinal type; however, they are differentiated by the fact that they have smaller thin-walled cysts and not as much solid component as seen in HL.
Prognostic significance for histologic grading as well as lymphovascular invasion (LVI) is limited to node-negative breast cancers, with borderline tumor sizes.7
Table 1: Distribution of ovarian tumors Type of tumors Number of cases Percentage Benign tumor 175 72.31 Borderline tumor 6 2.48 Malignant tumor 61 25.21 Total 242 100 p = 0.000 (S) Table 2: Histological types and percentage distribution of ovarian tumors S.

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