Ovarian Cancer pp 185-208 | Cite as

Cytopathology of the Ovary

  • D. V. S. DeFrias
  • A. M. Okonkwo
  • P. C. Keh
  • R. Nayar
Part of the Cancer Treatment and Research book series (CTAR, volume 107)

Abstract

The ovaries are pelvic organs located bilaterally and attached to the uterine cornua and fallopian tubes by several ligaments that maintain their lateral location. There are various components of a normal ovary that are important to recognize. Many of these components undergo cyclical changes secondary to hormonal manifestations.

Keywords

Granulosa Cell Germ Cell Tumor Embryonal Carcinoma Dermoid Cyst Ovarian Surface Epithelium 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. V. S. DeFrias
    • 1
  • A. M. Okonkwo
    • 1
  • P. C. Keh
    • 1
  • R. Nayar
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PathologyNorthwestern University Medical SchoolChicagoUSA

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