Ovary tumor
Mucinous tumors
Mural nodules in mucinous cystic neoplasms

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

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PubMed search: Ovarian mural nodules

Related topics: Sarcoma-like, Sarcomatous, Anaplastic carcinoma foci
Cite this page: Mural nodules in mucinous cystic neoplasms. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/ovarytumormuralnodules.html. Accessed November 21st, 2018.
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)
Gross description
  • Uniform or variegated, yellow, pink, red; size varies from < 1 cm to 30 cm