Turkish Journal of Pathology

Türk Patoloji Dergisi

Turkish Journal of Pathology

Turkish Journal of Pathology

2004, Vol 20, Num, 3-4     (Pages: 066-068)

SCLEROSING STROMAL TUMOR OF THE OVARY: MORPHOLOGIC AND IMMUNOHISTOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF SIX CASES

KURT Gülsen 1, İLHAN Rıdvan 1, YAVUZ Ekrem 1, TUZLALI Sıtkı 1, İPLİKÇİ Altan 1

1 Istanbul Üniversitesi Istanbul Tıp Fakültesi Patoloji ABD, İstanbul

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Sclerosing stromal tumor is a rare benign neoplasm of the ovary. In this study six cases of sclerosing stromal tumor of the ovary are presented. All the tumors occured in young patients. The data of the study in which Calretinin, Inhibin, Actin, Oestrogen, Progesterone Receptor and Ki-67 antibodies have been used, supported the idea that these tumors originate from the ovarian stroma and had a benign characteristic.

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