Microcystic stromal tumor

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Microcystic stromal tumor

Synonyms: MCST

A rare benign ovarian stromal tumor characterized by a stromal neoplasm with variable microcystic morphology low mitotic activity and diffuse nuclear beta-catenin and cyclin D1 immunoreactivity while inhibin and calretinin are not expressed. Patients most commonly present with symptoms of a unilateral pelvic mass. Hormonal manifestations are usually absent. The tumor may be associated with familial adenomatous polyposis.

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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http: //www.orphadata.org. Data version September 2023.

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