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Secondary (metastatic) ovarian tumors

Secondary (metastatic) ovarian tumors

Metastatic tumors make up 5-6% of malignant ovarian ones. Most often the lasts of the genital organs, breast, gastrointestinal tract and malignant lymphomas metastasize in the ovariums.  The lesion occurs by implantation, hematogenous or lymphogenous. It is also possible with the direct transition of the oncoma to the ovarium from a neighboring organ (germination). The clinical picture of primary and ovarian cancer is similar, often together with marked amenorrhea. This is explained by the presence of luteinized cells in the…

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