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Osseous metaplasia in ovarian tumours: a case with serous cystadenoma
  1. D Miliaras1,
  2. M Ketikidou2,
  3. S Pervana3
  1. 1Laboratory of Histology & Embryology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  2. 2Department of Pathology, National Security Foundation (IKA), Thessaloniki, Greece
  3. 3Department of Pathology Euromedica Geniki Kliniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
  1. Correspondence to:
 Dr D Miliaras
 Laboratory of Histology and Embryology, Medical, School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GR54006 Thessaloniki, Greece; dmiliara{at}

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In a recent paper in the Journal of Clinical Pathology, Godbole et al1 reported a case of osseous metaplasia in a benign ovarian cyst in association with cloacal anomaly. These authors stated that only four published cases with osseous metaplasia in ovarian tumours exist, three in the literature,2–4 and the one they presented. The former three cases were associated with papillary serous carcinoma, thecoma and endometrioma in a supernumerary ovary, respectively. According to their data, Godbole etal concluded that …

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