Last updated: Friday, 06, August, 2010
Diagnosis is based on clinical evaluation and imaging, followed by ovarian biopsy.
FNAB and cyst fluid aspiration is often used when the lesion is cystic and not complex on imaging.
Borderline (proliferating) tumours, especially
Preoperatively: blood collected for baseline tumour markers eg, carcinoembryonic antigen, CA 125, inhibin.
Tests performed and followed up as appropriate to the operative findings.
Germ cell tumours, especially
Human chorionic gonadotrophin (beta subunit), alpha fetoprotein - serum.
Sex cord stromal tumours