Fallopian tubes
Benign or nonneoplastic conditions
Metaplastic papillary tumor

Author: Nicole Riddle, M.D. (see Authors page)
Editor: Jamie Shutter, M.D.

Revised: 3 August 2017, last major update May 2013

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Cite this page: papillary tumor. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/fallopiantubesmetaplasticpapillary.html. Accessed October 23rd, 2017.
Definition / general
  • A rare, benign, incidental lesion that is usually found during pregnancy or postpartum
Case reports
Treatment
  • Not needed
Gross description
  • Usually incidental microscopic finding
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Eosinophilic or mucinous papillae with small cysts
  • Large vesicular nuclei with minimal stratification, no crowding or atypia
  • Rare mitoses
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Differential diagnosis