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The Korean Journal of Pathology 1996;30(6): 554-556.
Cavernous Hemangioma of the Ovary.
Jin Hee Sohn, Hye Rim Park, Young Euy Park, Young Woo Lee
1Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, Hallym University, Seoul, Korea.
2Department of Obstetric & Gynecology, College of Medicine, Hallym University, Seoul, Korea.
ABSTRACT
Hemangioma of the ovary is a very rare lesion, although the ovary itself is a highly vascularized organ. In the literature review, about 40 cases were reported all of which were small in size and they were usually identified incidentally. The age range spanned from 4 months to 81 years. Cavernous hemangioma was the most common histologic type. We experienced a case of cavernous hemangioma of the left ovary in a 26 year-old pregnant woman. The lesion was 8x6x2cm in size with well demarcated margin. The cut surface was purple to bluish red in color and had a spongy-like appearance. Microscopically, it was composed of dilated vascular spaces with a common wall.
Key Words: Hemangioma; Cavernous; Ovary
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