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Case Reports in Oncological Medicine
Volume 2012, Article ID 213765, 2 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/213765
Case Report

Benign Mucinous Tumor of Ovary with a Sarcoma-Like Mural Nodule: A Case Report

Department of Pathology, Guntur Medical College, Andhra Pradesh, Guntur 522004, India

Received 12 June 2012; Accepted 28 August 2012

Academic Editors: J. I. Mayordomo and G. P. Vandoros

Copyright © 2012 Sailabala Garikaparthi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

Sarcoma-like mural nodules occur predominantly in middle-aged women. Distinction of these lesions from true sarcomatous nodules and foci of anaplastic carcinoma is important because of the worse prognosis of these tumors in comparison with the favorable behavior of sarcoma-like mural nodules. In this report we describe the case of a 35-year-old woman with a mucinous ovarian tumor having a mural nodule in the wall.