Ovary tumor
Other tumors not specific to ovary
Infantile hemangioendothelioma

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Definition / general
  • Also called cellular hemangioma of infancy
  • Arises from ovarian parenchymal cells, compared to a teratoma which originates from germ cells
Clinical features
  • Abdominal mass
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Well formed blood vessels and proliferating endothelial cells arranged in solid cordlike structures
  • Tumor entraps normal ovarian follicles
Microscopic (histologic) images

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H&E - Liver

Electron microscopy description
  • Endothelial cells focally associated with pericytes
Differential diagnosis
  • Monodermal teratoma composed of vascular tissue