Items tagged “ovarian cancer”

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Mature cystic ovarian teratoma

Ovarian dermoid cyst and mature cystic ovarian teratoma are terms often used interchangeably to refer to the most common ovarian neoplasm. These slow-growing tumors contain elements from multiple germ cell layers and can be assessed with ultrasound or MRI.  Terminology Although they have very ...

Ovarian cancer with peritoneal carcinomatosis

  Diagnosis probable
Dr Ruslan Asadov
Published 14 Nov 2009
59% complete

Krukenberg tumor

  Diagnosis certain
Erik Ranschaert
Published 07 Nov 2010
95% complete

Ovarian cancer (staging)

The most commonly adopted ovarian cancer staging system is the FIGO staging system. The staging system is from 2014 1: CT is considered the best imaging modality for staging ovarian cancer 4. stage I:  tumor limited to the ovaries stage Ia:  ​tumor limited to one ovary capsule intact no tu...

Ovarian mucinous cystadenoma

Mucinous cystadenoma of the ovary is at the benign end of the spectrum of mucin-containing epithelial ovarian tumors. Epidemiology The estimated peak incidence is at around 30-50 years of age.  They comprise approximately 80% of mucinous ovarian tumors and 20-25% of all benign ovarian tumors....

Ovarian mucinous tumors

Ovarian mucinous tumors are a subgroup of ovarian epithelial tumors. They represent 10-15% of all ovarian tumors and ~10% of all malignant ovarian tumors. They are subdivided according to their malignant potential and clinical behavior into: ovarian mucinous cystadenoma ovarian borderline muci...

Ovarian serous cystadenocarcinoma - bilateral

  Diagnosis almost certain
Paresh K Desai
Published 12 Sep 2012
74% complete

Ascites and incomplete small bowel obstruction

  Diagnosis almost certain
Francis Fortin
Published 06 Mar 2015
66% complete

Human epididymis protein 4

Human epididymis protein 4 (HE4) is an emerging serum biomarker in the assessment of epithelial ovarian tumors. HE4 is a member of the whey associated protein (WAP) gene cluster and has uncertain biological function 1. Early results indicate that HE4 has higher sensitivity and specificity than ...

Risk of malignancy index in ovarian tumors

The risk of malignancy index (RMI) in ovarian tumors is a validated clinical tool used for risk stratification of ovarian lesions, to guide further management 1-3. Classification The score incorporates the patient's menopausal status (M), ultrasound features of the lesion (U), and the serum CA...


The ADNEX (Assessment of Different NEoplasias in the adneXa) model is a risk model developed by the IOTA (International Ovarian Tumor Analysis) group to differentiate benign and malignant neoplasms of the ovary and, among them, four different subgroups (borderline, stage I cancer, stage II-IV ca...

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