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Causes Of Ovarian Serous Cystadenoma
Ovarian cyst dermoid or serous cystadenoma can be tested with small part for complete pathologic analysis?
Unfortunately Not: The problem with ovarian tumors is that you can have normal cell types adjacent to borderline or malignant cells. The ovary is notorious for hiding cancer cells which is why it's impossible to "eyeball" or sample an ovary and get a complete diagnosis. That's why often the ovary is completely removed if malignancy is suspected. Cancer can also increase in stage if spillage occurs so it's not easy. ...Read more
If I have ovarian benign serous cystadenoma removing with ovary tugether will reduce the risk for ovarian cancer?
Women who have previously had benign serous cystadenoma are at a greater risk of developing further overian cancer on same ovary?
Benign serous cystadenoma if the ovary is left intact women over 35 year of age will increased risk of overian cancer?
Excision: Danna, there is no way to know if it's a benign, serous cystadenoma until it is surgically removed and examined by a pathologist. Benign serous cystadenoma is a pathological diagnosis that cannot be made while the ovary is left inside. If the tumor is removed in an intact ovary, and this is the diagnosis, there is no cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Sometimes the cyst can be removed from the ovary. At other times the entire ovary has become cystic and there is no remaining normal ovarian tissue. Ask your doctor to be conservative if possible. ...Read more
No, because...: In life, no two of anything all look exactly alike. It's just the way nature is. But, they can sure look very similar to one another, like a left hand and a right hand. ...Read more
Not usually: Serous cystadenoma (sc) of ovary is a common benign (not cancerous) tumor highly unusual to turn into cancer unless it is classified as serous borderline cystadenoma. Sc may also occur in the pancreas, often in the tail end area. It is also benign but can grow quite large and thus can physically push on other near by structures. If you have trouble, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Surgery needed: This tumor can only be diagnosed by removing it surgically. If you have an ovarian tumor and your doctor tells you it needs to be removed, get it done. Then you will know if it is benign. ...Read more
Yes: Inside the cyst and is benign with malignant potential. ...Read more
Possibly not.: Depends if it bleeds and your tolerance of discomfort. ...Read more
Where is it?: Assuming this is an ovarian cystadenoma, and it was found because you were having pain, then it should come out. Also, you are of an age where it could be cancer (I'm guessing the diagnosis was made on ultrasound, so it is not a pathologic diagnosis). If it is pancreatic, and the diagnosis comes from a CT or MRI, then your physician may elect to follow it for a while and recheck. All depends. ...Read more
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