Krukenberg tumor



Krukenberg tumors of the ovaries are characterized by mucin-laden, signet-ring cells within ovarian stroma.  The source of Krukenberg tumors in great majority of cases is gastric carcinoma, especially from the pylorus.  (Figure 1A: H&E stain and Inset 1B: ABPAS stain.

Contributed by Dr. M.Ruhul Quddus

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