Fallopian tubes
Mucinous lesions

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Revised: 23 August 2019

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PubMed Search: Mucinous[title] fallopian tube

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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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

AFIP images

Columnar cells filled
with mucin replacing
most tubal epithelium

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Mucinous metaplasia (fig 5)

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