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The Korean Journal of Cytopathology 1997;8(2): 190-193.
Pleural Effusion Cytology of the Metastatic Sex Cord Tumor With Annular Tubules.
Sun Lee, Ju Hie Lee, Youn Wha Kim, Yong Koo Park, Hak Soon Chang, Moon Ho Yang
Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, Kyung Hee University.
ABSTRACT
The sex cord tumor with annular tubules(SCTAT) is a rare ovarian neoplasm, which charateristically shows simple and complex annular tubules with central acidophilic hyaline bodies. This tumor has been considered as a tumor of low-grade malignancy with late recurrence. We presented a brief case report of metastatic SCTAT of ovary in pleural fluid from ovary with cytopathologic and clinical features. The cytologic features of differential diagnosis are discussed.
Key Words: Sex cord tumor with annular tubules (SCTAT); Ovary; Pleural fluid