Ovary - nontumor
Nonneoplastic cysts / other
Heterotopic ovarian splenoma


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Revised: 6 February 2019

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Definition / general
  • Form of heterotopic splenic hamartoma consisting of red pulp tissue without associated white pulp, in otherwise normal ovary
Epidemiology
  • Very rare
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Interanastomosing vascular channels of splenic, sinusoidal red pulp
  • Sinuses are lined by cuboidal to flattened cells with ovoid and grooved, bland looking nuclei
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Heterotopic ovarian splenoma

Positive stains
Electron microscopy description
  • Weibel-Palade bodies, lysosomes
Electron microscopy images

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Weibel-Palade body

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