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ovarian serous borderline tumor, micropapillary variant

Tuesday 11 February 2020

low grade serous carcinoma

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Definition : micropapillary variant ovarian serous borderline tumor.

Ovarian serous borderline tumor, micropapillary variant behaves like low-grade adenocarcinoma. It appears to be derived from serous borderline tumor or adenofibroma. Invasive if destructive infiltrative growth; most are non-invasive.

It recurs as classic serous carcinoma.

Prognosis : 10 year survival is 70% vs. 100% for borderline tumors

See also

- ovarian tumors