brenner tumourmedical dictionary

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A tumour of the ovary whose structure consists of groups of epithelial cells lying in a fibrous connective tissue stroma. Brenner tumours are uncommon, representing less than 1% of all ovarian neoplasms. Malignant brenner tumours are unilateral. Brenner tumours are ordinarily found incidentally in ovaries removed for other reasons, especially in postmenopausal women.

American spelling: brenner tumor

(12 Dec 1998)

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