Peritoneal fluid from a serous borderline tumor with BRAF mutation
Shannon O'Brien, MD and Krisztina Hanley, MD
Presentation Date: December 1, 2016; Expires: December 31, 2019
Recognize cytologic features of pelvic washing and ascites associated with borderline ovarian tumors
Use immunohistochemical stains to differentiate low grade serous neoplasms of ovarian origin versus mesothelial cells in pelvic washings
Recognize the cytologic features of tumor cells in pelvic washings exfoliated from serous borderline tumors exhibiting BRAF mutation
Recognize the unique immunohistochemical profile of epithelial cells derived from BRAF mutated serous borderline tumors.
A 31 year old female presented with ascites. CT showed complex cystic right adnexal mass. She underwent paracentesis.