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Disease Krukenberg Tumor

Name Krukenberg Tumor
Synonyms Carcinoma, Krukenberg | Krukenberg Carcinoma | Krukenberg's Tumor | Krukenbergs Tumor | Tumor, Krukenberg | Tumor, Krukenberg's
Definition Mucocellular carcinoma of the ovary, usually metastatic from the gastrointestinal tract, characterized by areas of mucoid degeneration and the presence of signet-ring-like cells. It accounts for 30%-40% of metastatic cancers to the ovaries and possibly 1%-2% of all malignant ovarian tumors. The lesions may not be discovered until the primary disease is advanced, and most patients die of their disease within a year. In some cases, a primary tumor is not found. (From Dorland, 27th ed; Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p1685)
Categories Cancer
MeSH® ID D007725
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1. DiseasesNeoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms by Histologic Type Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Carcinoma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Adenocarcinoma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Carcinoma, Signet Ring Cell Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Krukenberg Tumor
2. DiseasesNeoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms by Histologic Type Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Cystic, Mucinous, and Serous Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Carcinoma, Signet Ring Cell Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Krukenberg Tumor

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