Cystadenoma tumors arise from ovarian surface epithelium and are the most common type of benign ovarian tumor.
Serous cystadenomas comprise 45% of ovarian tumors. They are commonly bilateral and lined with fallopian tube-like epithelium.
Serous cystadenoma presents with a unilocular cyst lined smoothly by serous fluid-secreting epithelium.
Serous cystadenoma tumors often present bilaterally and are benign.
Mucinous cystadenoma tumors are characterized by multi-locular cysts lined by mucus-secreting epithelium. They appear histologically similar to intestinal tissue.
Mucinous cystadenoma tumors have mucus-secreting multilocular cysts.
Cystadenomas are classified as benign ovarian tumors.
Ovarian cystadenomas are the most common type of benign ovarian tumor.
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