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Co-existence of three rare gynecological tumors in a 79-year-old woman.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20886347     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The occurrence of two primary tumors simultaneously is relatively common. However, the occurrence of three kinds of gynecological tumors simultaneously is extremely rare. Here we presented a 79-year-old woman who had simultaneously three primary gynecological tumors which were relatively uncommon. Those tumors were myxoid leiomyosarcoma and endometrial mucinous adenocarcinoma in the uterus and a Leydig cell tumor in the right ovary. Uterine myxoid leiomyosarcoma is a very rare and aggressive variant of uterine sarcoma despite of its minimal even no atypia and a little mitotic activity. Mucinous endometrial adenocarcinoma is also a rare subtype which comprise only 0.6-5% of uterine cancers. Leydig cell tumor is a very rare ovarian tumor which is composed entirely or predominantly of Leydig cell.
Authors:
Hongkai Zhang; Melinda Lerwill
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-10-02
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of gynecology and obstetrics     Volume:  284     ISSN:  1432-0711     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Gynecol. Obstet.     Publication Date:  2011 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-08-12     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8710213     Medline TA:  Arch Gynecol Obstet     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  695-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology, Beijing Fuxing Hospital affiliated to the Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing Fuxing Menwai Street #20, 100038, Beijing, China, zhk0484@sina.com.cn.
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