Fallopian tubes
Mucinous lesions

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

Revised: 11 August 2017, last major update September 2013

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PubMed Search: Mucinous[title] fallopian tube

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Definition / general
  • Rare, associated with mucinous lesions elsewhere in female genital tract and Peutz-Jeghers syndrome
  • Mucinous metaplasia and neoplasia of fallopian tube may indicate multifocal mucinous neoplasia (Am J Surg Pathol 1994;18:1205)
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Columnar cells filled with
mucin replacing most
tubal epithelium cells

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Mucinous metaplasia (fig 5)