Fallopian tubes
Benign / nonneoplastic
Metaplastic papillary tumor

Topic Completed: 1 May 2013

Minor changes: 13 December 2019

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PubMed Search: Fallopian tubes Metaplastic papillary tumor

Nicole Riddle, M.D.
Jamie Shutter, M.D.
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Cite this page: Riddle N, Shutter J. papillary tumor. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/fallopiantubesmetaplasticpapillary.html. Accessed May 31st, 2020.
Definition / general
  • A rare, benign, incidental lesion that is usually found during pregnancy or postpartum
Case reports
  • 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

AFIP images

Various images

Differential diagnosis
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