Ovary tumor
Sex cord stromal tumors
Unclassified sex cord stromal tumors

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

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PubMed search: Ovarian unclassified sex cord stromal tumor
Cite this page: Ehdaivand, S. Unclassified sex cord stromal tumors. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/ovarytumorunclassified.html. Accessed November 18th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Differential diagnosis is usually between granulosa cell tumor and Sertoli-Leydig tumor
  • Predominance of primitive spindle cell stroma or cords, trabeculae or tubules with features of both tumors in different areas (Am J Surg Pathol 1996;20:699)
  • 5 year survival is 92%; behavior resembles Sertoli-Leydig tumors of intermediate differentiation (Arch Pathol Lab Med 1998;122:52)
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Germ cell-sex cord tumor

Patient with Peutz-Jeghers syndrome