Krukenberg tumor

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Kru·ken·berg tu·mor

n. tumor de Krukenberg, tumor maligno del ovario, gen. bilateral y frecuentemente secundario a un cáncer del tracto gastrointestinal.
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The differential diagnosis of sertoliform EAC should also include Krukenberg tumor, which is often bilateral, may show a predominant tubular pattern, and may also be associated with stromal hormone production, mimicking sertoliform EAC or even SLCT (46,47) (Table 4 and Figure 13, A and B).
Krukenberg tumor from an occult appendiceal adenocarcinoid: a case report and review of the literature.
Second, the study included a small sample size because (i) Krukenberg tumor is uncommon, only accounting for 1% to 2% of all ovarian tumors [5]; (ii) whether an ovarian surgical resection should be performed has not been established.
In addition, direct adjacent invasion, peritoneal seeding, and Krukenberg tumor are less seen but are also very important in clinic with poor prognosis.
Excision of the ovarian mass revealed Krukenberg tumor (KKT).
Young, "Primary ovarian mucinous tumors with signet ring cells: Report of 3 cases with discussion of so-called primary krukenberg tumor," The American Journal of Surgical Pathology, vol.
Krukenberg tumor complicating pregnancy: report of a case with androgenic activity.
Twelve women (60.0%) had benign masses in group A (specifically, five mucinous adenomas, four mature cystic teratomas, two serous cystadenomas, and one paratubal cyst), seven women (35.0%) had malignant masses (specifically, one Krukenberg tumor, one dysgerminoma, one malignant mixed tumor, one immature teratoma, one mucinous adenocarcinoma, and two primitive neuroectodermal tumors (PNETs)), and one woman (5.0%) was diagnosed with borderline mucinous tumor.
Metastasis may occur to several sites, with the liver, peritoneum, and lymph nodes being more common than other areas such as the ovaries (Krukenberg tumor), bones, and central nervous system.
An example is the Krukenberg tumor, a cancer that originates in the stomach and metastasizes to the ovary.