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Uterine C-Kit positive low grade stromal sarcoma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20838549     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Uterine C-Kit positive stromal tumors are rare, however, there are a few cases reported in literature. A 58-year-old post menopausal lady presented with bleeding per vaginum. An abdominal examination revealed an enlarged uterus. A computed tomography scan of the abdomen and pelvis showed a large myomatous uterus, with a probable subserosal intramural and intracavitary myoma or cervical myoma in the presence of a solitary large aortocaval node, with multiple bone lesions. The biopsy taken from the uterine mass had revealed, a low-grade uterine sarcoma, which was positive for CD117. This case is presented for its rarity and management dilemma.
Authors:
Jovitha Martin; Anita Ramesh; Sarah Kuruvilla; D Lalitha
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of medical and paediatric oncology : official journal of Indian Society of Medical & Paediatric Oncology     Volume:  30     ISSN:  0975-2129     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Med Paediatr Oncol     Publication Date:  2009 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-09-14     Completed Date:  2011-07-14     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9604571     Medline TA:  Indian J Med Paediatr Oncol     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  113-5     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Departments of Oncology, Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai, India.
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