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Borderline Papillary Serous Cystadenoma

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Neoplastic Process
Synonyms: Atypical proliferative papillary serous tumor; Borderline Malignancy Papillary Serous Cystadenoma; Low Malignancy Potential Papillary Serous Cystadenoma; Low Malignant Potential Papillary Serous Neoplasm; Low Malignant Potential Papillary Serous Tumor; Papillary serous cystadenoma, borderline malignancy; Papillary Serous Neoplasm of Low Malignant Potential; Papillary serous tumor of low malignant potential; Papillary Serous Tumor of Low Malignant Potential; Serous papillary cystic tumor of borderline malignancy
SNOMED CT: Papillary serous tumor of low malignant potential (128851000); Papillary serous cystadenoma, borderline malignancy (128851000); Atypical proliferative papillary serous tumor (128851000); Serous papillary cystic tumor of borderline malignancy (128851000)


A low malignant potential cystic serous epithelial neoplasm arising from the ovary. Cases with identical morphology have been described arising from the peritoneum as well. It is characterized by an atypical epithelial proliferation and a papillary growth pattern. There is no evidence of destructive stromal invasion. [from NCI]

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CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVBorderline Papillary Serous Cystadenoma

Professional guidelines


Pisharodi LR, Bedrossian CW
Diagn Cytopathol 1996 Nov;15(4):292-5. doi: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0339(199611)15:4<292::AID-DC8>3.0.CO;2-G. PMID: 8982583

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Zhu D, Ma MS, Zhao RZ, Li MY
Cancer Genet Cytogenet 1995 Mar;80(1):63-5. doi: 10.1016/0165-4608(94)00128-x. PMID: 7697635

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