Fallopian tubes
Metastases / secondary tumors

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 11 August 2017, last major update September 2013

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PubMed Search: Metastases [title]fallopian tube

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Definition / general
  • Tubal involvement often by ovarian borderline tumors and carcinomas, cervical and endometrial carcinoma (invasive or in situ) and pseudomyxoma peritonei
  • Metastases from extragenital site are rare
Microscopic (histologic) images

Images hosted on PathOut server:

Metastatic adenocarcinoma from stomach

Proliferating mucinous epithelium lining tubal lumen in case of pseudomyxoma peritonei

Ovarian adenocarcinoma
involving tubal mucosa and
simulating carcinoma in situ
with microinvasion

Images hosted on other servers:

Metastatic adenocarcinoma of ovarian origin (fig 3)