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Central European Journal of Medicine

, Volume 8, Issue 2, pp 146–148 | Cite as

Clinicopathological features of ovarian Brenner tumors in Montenegro

  • Filip VukmirovicEmail author
  • Irena Tomasevic Vukmirovic
  • Mihailo Vukmirovic
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Abstract

Aim

The aim of this study was to describe the clinicopathological characteristics of ovarian Brenner tumors in Montenegro.

Methods

Twelve female patients (aged 53–80 years; mean 65 years) with ovarian Brenner tumors were selected from our histopathology records between 2010 to 2012.

Results

Tumor size ranged between 1 and 13 cm (mean 8 cm): of these, ten were benign (83%) and two were malignant (27%). Eight tumors (67%) were found incidentally. One patient (8%) had bilateral Brenner tumors. Nine patients (75%) had coexisting tumors: five (42%) coexisting mucinous cystadenomas, one (8%) mucinous cystadenocarcinoma, two (17%) endometrial carcinomas of the endometrium, and one (8%) endometrial polyp.

Conclusions

Brenner tumors are most frequently solid neoplasms of the ovary, found by chance, and may be associated with other ovarian or uterine epithelial neoplasms.

Keywords

Brenner tumor Clinicopathological features Montenegro 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Filip Vukmirovic
    • 1
    Email author
  • Irena Tomasevic Vukmirovic
    • 2
  • Mihailo Vukmirovic
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of PathologyClinical Center of MontenegroPodgoricaMontenegro
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyClinical Center of MontenegroPodgoricaMontenegro
  3. 3.Department of CardiologyClinical Center of MontenegroPodgoricaMontenegro

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