serous cystadenoma


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Related to serous cystadenoma: mucinous cystadenoma

serous cystadenoma

[′sir·əs ‚sist‚ad·ən′ō·mə]
(medicine)
A benign cystic tumor of the ovary, made up of cylindrical cells resembling those of the uterine tube; psammoma bodies often appear in the wall of the cyst. Also known as endosalpingioma; papillary adenoma of ovary; papillary cystadenoma of ovary; papillocystoma; psammomatus papilloma; serous cystoma.
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Many authors described a higher frequency of pancreatic intraepithelial neoplasia in patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma, but also reported that it may be present in patients with the following disorders of the pancreas: mucinous cystic neoplasms, neuroendocrine tumors, chronic pancreatitis, serous cystadenomas, acinar cell tumors, and pseudopapillary tumors [9].
A rare case of collision tumour was reported in our study, which showed two components of serous cystadenoma and mature cystic teratoma.
Microcystic serous cystadenoma of the pancreas with subtotal cystic degeneration: another neoplastic mimic of pancreatic pseudocyst.
Serous cystadenoma is also a benign tumour of the ovary, which is responsible for about 30% of all epithelial ovarian neoplasms.
Classification of the adnexal masses Histopathology results n (%) Benign masses 45 (100) Serous cystadenoma 15 (33.
0%) had benign masses in group A (specifically, five mucinous adenomas, four mature cystic teratomas, two serous cystadenomas, and one paratubal cyst), seven women (35.
After the removal, 4(57%) patients were determined to have serous cystadenoma, 2(28.
Two hundred and forty two benign surface epithelial tumours were found in this study out of which serous cystadenoma was the most common accounting for 47.
8] The most common epithelial tumors were serous cystadenoma followed by mucinous cystadenoma and the most common germ cell tumor was benign cystic teratoma (43 cases), similar results reported by Yasmin et al.
Less commonly, patients were diagnosed with serous cystadenoma (14%), endometrioma (8%), mucinous cystadenoma (7%), benign cyst (6%), tumor of low malignant potential (5%), and paratubal cyst (3%).
The biggest serous cystadenoma removed laparoscopically was 17 cm.