Ovary - tumor
Borderline Brenner tumor
Reviewer: Shahrzad Ehdaivand, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 15 April 2013, last major update December 2012
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- Mean age 60 years, older than for benign Brenner tumor
- Larger tumor with mass related symptoms
- May be associated with bladder urothelial carcinoma
- Rare local recurrence, otherwise benign behavior
- Unilateral, multilocular cysts, 10-25 cm with papillary or polypoid projection into lumen
- Solid and papillary epithelial proliferation with moderate to high grade nuclear atypia
- Papillary areas lined by multilayer epithelium (looks like high grade urothelial carcinoma), cells have prominent nucleoli, nuclear grooves, no stromal invasion
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