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The Korean Journal of Pathology 1994;28(4): 427-429.
Female Adnexal Tumor of probable Wolffian origin: A case report.
Yee Jeong Kim, Sung Ran Hong, Hy Sook Kim, Hyon U Lee
1Department of Pathology, Cheil General Hospital, Seoul, Korea.
2Department of Gynecology, Cheil General Hospital, Seoul, Korea.
ABSTRACT
We report a case of right broad ligament tumor with features of female adnexal tumor of probable wolffian origin. A 40-year-old woman presented with dysfunctional uterine bleeding. Ultrasonography revealed 1 10cm sized right parovarian solid mass. On microscopic examination, the tumor showed mixed pattern of tightly packed tubular structures and diffuse spindle cell proliferation. Immunohistochemical study demonstrated cytokeratin-and vimentin-positivity and carcino-embryonic antigen-negativity. The ultrastructural study showed prominent tubular structures, continuous basal lamina, definite junctional complex but no secretory granules or glycogen particles, favoring wolffian origin.
Key Words: Broad ligament; Female adnexal tumor; Wolffian origin