Cite this page: Mural nodules in mucinous cystic neoplasms. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/ovarytumormuralnodules.html. Accessed December 2nd, 2016.
Definition / General
- Rare nodules (single or multiple) within mucinous cysts which appear widely different from remainder of tumor
- Associated with benign, borderline or malignant mucinous cystic tumors (Am J Surg Pathol 2002;26:1467)
- Uniform or variegated, yellow, pink, red; size varies from < 1 cm to 30 cm