Ovary tumor
Brenner tumors
Malignant Brenner tumor

Authors: Shahrzad Ehdaivand, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 27 May 2016, last major update December 2012

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Cite this page: Malignant Brenner tumor. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://pathologyoutlines.com/topic/ovarytumormalignantbrenner.html. Accessed December 12th, 2017.
Definition / general
  • Atypical cytology and stromal invasion
  • May be bilateral
  • Better prognosis than urothelial (transitional cell) carcinoma
Gross images

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Soft tan areas with small cysts, firm white areas

Solid nodules

Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Resembles urothelial, squamous or undifferentiated carcinoma, but associated with benign or borderline Brenner component; stromal invasion is present
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Malignant transitional cells invade cyst wall

Two benign Brenner nests

Early squamous differentiation



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Various images