Cystadenoma, Ovary, Mouse

  • Kevin T. Morgan
  • Roger H. Alison
Part of the Monographs on Pathology of Laboratory Animals book series (LABORATORY)


Ovarian cystadenomas, when visible grossly, are generally unilateral, white, and unilocular or multilocular cysts ranging from several millimeters to over a centimeter in diameter. The cyst walls are thin and translucent, or thickened and opaque. The cysts are soft and fluctuant, and contain serous or mucoid fluid which bathes single or multiple frond-shaped structures protruding from the cyst lining into the lumen. When fronds are extensive, these neoplasms have a solid-cut surface.


Cyst Wall Mature Teratoma Ovarian Epithelial Tumor Papillary Adenoma Serous Cystadenocarcinoma 
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  • Kevin T. Morgan
  • Roger H. Alison

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