Fallopian tubes
Metastases / secondary tumors

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Revised: 28 December 2018

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Nat Pernick, M.D.
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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

AFIP images

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

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Metastatic adenocarcinoma of ovarian origin (fig 3)

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