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Mucinous adenocarcinoma of ovary

Disease definition

Mucinous adenocarcinoma of ovary is a rare, malignant epithelial tumor of the ovary characterized, macroscopically, by a large, usually unilateral tumor with smooth surface and evenly distributed cystic and solid areas and, histologically, by a complex papillary growth pattern with microscopic cystic glands and necrotic debris. Patients often present with pelvic pain and pressure, abdominal mass or gastrointestinal problems such as early satiety or bloating.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Ovarian mucinous adenocarcinoma
  • Prevalence: -
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: C56
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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