Tumors of the fallopian tube

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Tumors of the fallopian tube
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The fallopian tube is the origin of a significant number of cancers of the ovary and peritoneum, and other tumors of the fallopian tube.[1] It plays an important role in the spread of uterine tumors to the ovaries and peritoneum, and the spread of ovarian tumors to the lining of the uterus.[1][2]


Epithelial tumors

Epithelial tumors[1]
Type Description
Serous adenofibroma and papilloma
Serous borderline tumor
High-grade serous carcinoma
Endometrioid carcinoma

Tumor-like lesions

Tumor-like lesions
Types Description Image
Paratubal cysts
Tubal hyperplasia
Tubo-ovarian abscess
Salpingitis isthmica nodosa
Metaplastic papillary lesion
Placental site nodule
Mucinous metaplasia
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Other tumors of the fallopian tube

Type Description


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 WHO Classification of Tumours Editorial Board, ed. (2020). "4. Tumours of the fallopian tube: introduction". Female genital tumours: WHO Classification of Tumours. Vol. 4 (5th ed.). Lyon (France): International Agency for Research on Cancer. p. 216. ISBN 978-92-832-4504-9. Archived from the original on 2022-06-17. Retrieved 2022-07-29.
  2. Rashid, Sameera; Arafah, Maria A.; Akhtar, Mohammed (1 May 2022). "The Many Faces of Serous Neoplasms and Related Lesions of the Female Pelvis: A Review". Advances in Anatomic Pathology. 29 (3): 154–167. doi:10.1097/PAP.0000000000000334. ISSN 1533-4031. Archived from the original on 29 July 2022. Retrieved 29 July 2022.