Krukenberg tumour

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A rapidly developing malignant growth in one or (more often) both ovaries. It is caused by the transcoelomic spread of a primary growth in the stomach or intestine, typically an adenocarcinoma. F. E. Krukenberg (1871–1946), German pathologist

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