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By Marcela del Carmen, John O. Schorge, Robert H. Young

Rare gynecological cancers kill all too commonly

Gynecological melanoma is a daunting prospect for ladies. it really is terrifying additionally for physicians who want, yet usually can’t locate, tips on how you can examine and competently deal with the tumors. infrequent cancers offer better demanding situations as details will be more durable to discover and tougher to verify.

Rare Gynecologic Cancers: prognosis and Management brings jointly all you must understand on those life-threatening illnesses. hassle-free summaries of pathophysiologic techniques bring about the investigations that would enhance your diagnostic accuracy. this offers the root that you can establish powerful therapy thoughts in your sufferers. Written by way of a world-leading workforce of Editors and Authors and protecting cancers of the

•             Ovaries

•             Uterus

•             Vulva

•             Vagina

•             Cervix

Rare Gynecologic Cancers: analysis and Management will advisor you to the simplest life-saving remedy to your patients.

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Although some of these are of only academic curiosity, others have great practical significance to the clinician, should a misdiagnosis arise. It is impossible to cover everything, obviously, and I have just selected some that I hope the reader will find of most interest. The great array of patterns and cell types seen in ovarian tumors [17] produces probably as broad a panorama of possible issues as any organ. As I have already emphasized clinical aspects, I will note at the outset that some mass lesions of the ovary develop in pregnancy and are nonneoplastic, but can be potentially considered neoplasms.

These include stains for mucin, fat stains, and a reticulin stain, which can help delineate sex cord elements more definitively in some cases of sex cord stromal neoplasia. In a subset of cases, the pathologist first encounters a specimen when the patient is “on the table” and a “frozen section” or, as it should be called, “intraoperative consultation” is requested [16]. We prefer the latter broader term because although a section is generally prepared, the consultation should include taking account of the CHAPTER 3 Pathology Overview of Rare Gynecologic Tumors clinical findings as conveyed by the surgeon and the gross findings.

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