Ovary tumor
Mucinous tumors
Anaplastic carcinoma foci

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

Revised: 23 October 2018, last major update July 2012

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PubMed search: Ovarian mural nodules anaplastic carcinoma foci

Related topics: General, Sarcoma-like, Sarcomatous
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Cite this page: Ehdaivand, S. Anaplastic carcinoma foci. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/ovarytumormuralnodulesanaplastic.html. Accessed October 19th, 2019.
Definition / general
Case reports
Gross description
  • Large, poorly circumscribed
Gross images

Images hosted on PathOut server:

Nodule protrudes into
one of the locules

Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Rhabdoid, sarcomatoid or pleomorphic features
  • No prominent inflammatory reaction, no multinucleated giant cells
Microscopic (histologic) images

Images hosted on PathOut server:

Diffuse arrangement of uniform cells, malignant appearing nuclei with prominent nucleoli

Abundant (eosinophilic) cytoplasm and malignant appearing nuclei



Images hosted on other servers:

H&E, keratin (fig 2C), EMA (fig 2D)

Positive stains
  • Keratin, EMA
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