Clinicopathological and immunohistochemical analysis of sclerosing stromal tumours of the ovary


ZEKİOĞLU O. , ÖZDEMİR N. , TEREK C., ÖZSARAN A. A. , DIKMEN Y.

ARCHIVES OF GYNECOLOGY AND OBSTETRICS, vol.282, no.6, pp.671-676, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 282 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00404-010-1373-9
  • Title of Journal : ARCHIVES OF GYNECOLOGY AND OBSTETRICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.671-676
  • Keywords: Ovary, Sclerosing stromal tumour, CD 99, Inhibin alpha, Desmin, Smooth muscle actin, SMOOTH-MUSCLE DIFFERENTIATION, CALRETININ, INHIBIN, NEOPLASMS, DIAGNOSIS, MARKER, EXPRESSION

Abstract

Sclerosing stromal tumours (SST) of the ovary are rare, benign tumours. SSTs are usually hormone inactive and tend to occur in the second and third decades of life. The most common clinical symptom is menstrual irregularity.