Fallopian tubes & broad ligament

Fallopian tube nontumor

Metaplastic papillary lesion

Last author update: 1 May 2013
Last staff update: 24 December 2022

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Nicole D. Riddle, M.D.
Jamie Shutter, M.D.
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Cite this page: Riddle N, Shutter J. Metaplastic papillary lesion. PathologyOutlines.com website. https://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/fallopiantubesmetaplasticpapillary.html. Accessed March 21st, 2023.
Definition / general
  • A rare, benign, incidental lesion that is usually found during pregnancy or postpartum
Case reports
  • Not needed
Gross description
  • Usually incidental microscopic finding
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Eosinophilic or mucinous papillae with small cysts
  • Large vesicular nuclei with minimal stratification, no crowding or atypia
  • Rare mitoses
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Metaplastic papillary tumor

Differential diagnosis
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