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Mucinous Ovarian Cystadenoma/Carcinoma
Karen Y. Oh, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Pathology

          • Clinical Issues

            • Diagnostic Checklist

              TERMINOLOGY

              • Abbreviations

                • Benign or malignant mucinous tumor
              • Definitions

                • Mucinous epithelial neoplasm, which can be benign (mucinous cystadenoma), borderline (low malignant potential), or malignant (mucinous cystadenocarcinoma)

              IMAGING

              • General Features

                • Ultrasonographic Findings

                  • CT Findings

                    • MR Findings

                      DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                        PATHOLOGY

                        • General Features

                          • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                            • Microscopic Features

                              CLINICAL ISSUES

                              • Presentation

                                • Demographics

                                  • Natural History & Prognosis

                                    • Treatment

                                      DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                      • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                        Selected References

                                        1. Sayasneh A et al: The characteristic ultrasound features of specific types of ovarian pathology (Review). Int J Oncol. 46(2):445-58, 2015
                                        2. Ledermann JA et al: Gynecologic Cancer InterGroup (GCIG) consensus review for mucinous ovarian carcinoma. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 24(9 Suppl 3):S14-9, 2014
                                        3. Alcázar JL et al: Clinical and ultrasound features of type I and type II epithelial ovarian cancer. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 23(4):680-4, 2013
                                        4. Perlman S et al: "Onion skin" sign in an ovarian mucinous cyst. J Clin Ultrasound. 41(1):63-4, 2013
                                        5. Lalwani N et al: Histologic, molecular, and cytogenetic features of ovarian cancers: implications for diagnosis and treatment. Radiographics. 31(3):625-46, 2011
                                        6. Caspi B et al: Variable echogenicity as a sonographic sign in the preoperative diagnosis of ovarian mucinous tumors. J Ultrasound Med. 25(12):1583-5, 2006
                                        7. Woodward PJ et al: From the archives of the AFIP: radiologic staging of ovarian carcinoma with pathologic correlation. Radiographics. 24(1):225-46, 2004
                                        8. Ronnett BM et al: Disseminated peritoneal adenomucinosis and peritoneal mucinous carcinomatosis. A clinicopathologic analysis of 109 cases with emphasis on distinguishing pathologic features, site of origin, prognosis, and relationship to "pseudomyxoma peritonei". Am J Surg Pathol. 19(12):1390-408, 1995
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                                        KEY FACTS

                                        • Terminology

                                          • Imaging

                                            • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                              • Pathology

                                                • Clinical Issues

                                                  • Diagnostic Checklist

                                                    TERMINOLOGY

                                                    • Abbreviations

                                                      • Benign or malignant mucinous tumor
                                                    • Definitions

                                                      • Mucinous epithelial neoplasm, which can be benign (mucinous cystadenoma), borderline (low malignant potential), or malignant (mucinous cystadenocarcinoma)

                                                    IMAGING

                                                    • General Features

                                                      • Ultrasonographic Findings

                                                        • CT Findings

                                                          • MR Findings

                                                            DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                              PATHOLOGY

                                                              • General Features

                                                                • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                                                                  • Microscopic Features

                                                                    CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                    • Presentation

                                                                      • Demographics

                                                                        • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                          • Treatment

                                                                            DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                            • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                              Selected References

                                                                              1. Sayasneh A et al: The characteristic ultrasound features of specific types of ovarian pathology (Review). Int J Oncol. 46(2):445-58, 2015
                                                                              2. Ledermann JA et al: Gynecologic Cancer InterGroup (GCIG) consensus review for mucinous ovarian carcinoma. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 24(9 Suppl 3):S14-9, 2014
                                                                              3. Alcázar JL et al: Clinical and ultrasound features of type I and type II epithelial ovarian cancer. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 23(4):680-4, 2013
                                                                              4. Perlman S et al: "Onion skin" sign in an ovarian mucinous cyst. J Clin Ultrasound. 41(1):63-4, 2013
                                                                              5. Lalwani N et al: Histologic, molecular, and cytogenetic features of ovarian cancers: implications for diagnosis and treatment. Radiographics. 31(3):625-46, 2011
                                                                              6. Caspi B et al: Variable echogenicity as a sonographic sign in the preoperative diagnosis of ovarian mucinous tumors. J Ultrasound Med. 25(12):1583-5, 2006
                                                                              7. Woodward PJ et al: From the archives of the AFIP: radiologic staging of ovarian carcinoma with pathologic correlation. Radiographics. 24(1):225-46, 2004
                                                                              8. Ronnett BM et al: Disseminated peritoneal adenomucinosis and peritoneal mucinous carcinomatosis. A clinicopathologic analysis of 109 cases with emphasis on distinguishing pathologic features, site of origin, prognosis, and relationship to "pseudomyxoma peritonei". Am J Surg Pathol. 19(12):1390-408, 1995