Types of Ovarian Tumors: Endometrioid Tumors

by Carlo Raj, MD

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    00:01 A third type of surface epithelial tumor will be our endometrioid.

    00:08 We will obviously focus upon the name itself.

    00:11 A solid tumor composed of endometrial-like gland.

    00:15 The suffix ?oid means similar to or ?like.? In some cases, 20% of endometrial cancer of the ovary are accompanied by carcinoma of the endometrium.

    00:28 This is not metastasis.

    00:30 This is not metastasis.

    00:32 It sounds like it, it seems like it, but it wouldn?t be.

    00:34 Endometrial cancer oftentimes associated with endometrioid cancer of the ovary.

    00:40 At least as far we know in pathology, we do not consider this to be metastasis.

    00:45 Association, yes.

    00:49 It can be however bilateral.

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    The lecture Types of Ovarian Tumors: Endometrioid Tumors by Carlo Raj, MD is from the course Ovarian Diseases.

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    1. 20% of endometrioid tumors are associated with concomitant carcinoma of the endometrium.
    2. They are derived from germ cells.
    3. They are a cystic tumor.
    4. They are usually unilateral.
    5. They are often the result of metastasis from endometrial carcinomas.

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     Carlo Raj, MD

    Carlo Raj, MD

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