8670/3 Steroid cell tumor, malignant


Definitions

Ovary
ICD-O-3 topography code: C56
ICD10: C56
           

A steroid tumor of the ovary which has an aggressive clinical course and metastasizes to other anatomic sites. It is usually of large size and is characterized by nuclear atypia, increased mitotic activity, hemorrhage, and necrosis. Sometimes, patients have abdominal metastases at presentation.