Brenner tumor

What is Brenner tumor?

Brenner tumor meaning Brenner tumors are an uncommon subtype of the surface epithelial-stromal tumor group of ovarian neoplasms comprised of solid to partly cystic epithelial nests surrounded by stroma composed of bundles of tightly packed spindle-shaped cells. The epithelial cells are polygonal and of squamoid type, with pale, eosinophilic cytoplasm and oval nuclei with distinct nucleoli and longitudinal grooving, which is commonly described as "coffee-bean" in appearance.


reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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