Ovary tumor
Endometrioid tumors
Endometrioid carcinoma, sertoliform variant

Authors: Shahrzad Ehdaivand, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 13 September 2018, last major update December 2012

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PubMed search: Ovarian endometrioid carcinoma sertoliform

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Cite this page: Ehdaivand, S. Endometrioid carcinoma, sertoliform variant. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/ovarytumorendometrioidcarcsertoliform.html. Accessed March 25th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Uncommon; resembles Sertoli and Sertoli-Leydig cell tumors
  • Usually age 60-70 years, older than Sertoli tumors (mean 25 years)
  • Good prognosis if limited to ovary (Arch Pathol Lab Med 2007;131:979)
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Compact anastomosing cords and small tubules within fibrous stroma without desmoplasia
  • Usually low grade nuclear features, mucin at apical border of tumor cells
  • Associated with classic endometrioid carcinoma in all cases, often with squamous metaplasia
  • Usually focal adenofibroma component
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Positive stains
  • Keratin (CK7), EMA, ER, PR
Negative stains
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