GYNECOLOGY

Germ Cell Tumors of the Ovary

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Abstract Germ cell tumors of the ovary are presumed to derive from the pathogenic transformation of ovarian germ cells at different stages of development. Germ cell tumors account for 20%…

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Uterine Mesenchymal Tumors

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Abstract Uterine mesenchymal tumors are neoplasms derived from or differentiating toward mesodermally derived tissues. Differentiation is typically toward normal constituents of the uterine corpus—endometrial stroma and myometrial smooth muscle. However,…

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Benign Conditions of the Ovary

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Abstract The primary purposes of this chapter are to both acquaint the reader with the myriad of pathologic findings that will be encountered in the benign ovary and provide a…

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Trophoblast Neoplasia

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Abstract Gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD) is a spectrum of abnormal gestations and neoplasms arising from villous or extravillous trophoblast. Molar pregnancy arises secondary to abnormal fertilization, with excess paternal DNA,…

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Disorders of the Peritoneum

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Abstract The peritoneum is involved in a number of disorders that originate in the female genital tract that emerge from müllerian remnants and signify primary disorders that may mimic or…

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Cervical Squamous Neoplasia

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Abstract This chapter has been extensively revised to address several important issues in the field of cervical neoplasia. These include new information about the origin of cervical squamous neoplasia and…

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