adnexal mass

Definition / meaning of adnexal mass

A lump in tissue near the uterus, usually in the ovary or fallopian tube. Adnexal masses include ovarian cysts, ectopic (tubal) pregnancies, and benign (not cancer) or malignant (cancer) tumors.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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