Ovarian tumour of borderline malignancy/low malignant potential – with surgical removal of an ovary

Here you'll find our current definition of the critical illness, additional condition or child specific condition we cover. We've also listed any previous definitions we may have had. With each new definition we've highlighted what's changed from the previous definition.

Current definition

December 2018 (ACC)

Ovarian tumour of borderline malignancy/low malignant potential – with surgical removal of an ovary

An ovarian tumour of borderline malignancy/low malignant potential that has been positively diagnosed with histological confirmation and has resulted in surgical removal of an ovary.

For the above definition, the following is not covered:

  • removal of an ovary due to cyst.

Previous definitions

The separate definition of borderline ovarian tumour was removed in October 2016 as this condition will now be covered under the new definition: Carcinoma in situ (other).

Change from the previous definition

This definition has been removed.

Ovarian tumour of borderline malignancy/low malignant potential – with surgical removal of an ovary

An ovarian tumour of borderline malignancy/low malignant potential that has been positively diagnosed with histological confirmation and has resulted in surgical removal of an ovary.

For the above definition, the following is not covered:

  • removal of an ovary due to cyst.