Coexisting appendiceal and ovarian neoplasms

Reviewer: Jaleh Mansouri, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 29 February 2016, last major update August 2012

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Definition / General
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Definition / General
  • What were formerly called concurrent tumors are likely appendiceal metastases to ovary (Am J Surg Pathol 1996;20:739, Am J Surg Pathol 1994;18:591, Am J Surg Pathol 1991;15:415, Hum Pathol 1997;28:1039)
  • Ovary to appendix metastases are typically limited to outer appendiceal wall, serosa, subserosa
  • Associated with disease at other sites