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Cystadenocarcinoma, Serous

"Cystadenocarcinoma, Serous" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A malignant cystic or semicystic neoplasm. It often occurs in the ovary and usually bilaterally. The external surface is usually covered with papillary excrescences. Microscopically, the papillary patterns are predominantly epithelial overgrowths with differentiated and undifferentiated papillary serous cystadenocarcinoma cells. Psammoma bodies may be present. The tumor generally adheres to surrounding structures and produces ascites. (From Hughes, Obstetric-Gynecologic Terminology, 1972, p185)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Cystadenocarcinoma, Serous" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Cystadenocarcinoma, Serous" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 179 publications over 25 distinct years, with a maximum of 16 publications in 2013
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.