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Uterine endometrial carcinoma with trophoblastic differentiation: a case report with literature review.
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PMID:  25118494     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Choriocarcinoma is categorized as either gestational or nongestational depending on its origin. Nongestational choriocarcinoma originated in the trophoblastic differentiation is a rare but an aggressive tumor. This article reports a nongestational case of a uterine endometrial carcinoma with trophoblastic differentiation. A 54-year-old woman with a history of atypical genital bleeding that underwent semi-radical hysterectomy, bilateral salpingo-oophrectomy, and pelvic lymph nodes dissection. Pathological investigation showed that the tumor had endometrioid adenocarcinoma and choriocarcinomatous components. Although a series of multimodality treatments including craniotomy were performed, she died of aggressive lung and brain metastases one year after the primary surgery.
T Seki; N Yanaihara; Y Hirata; M Fukunaga; T Tanaka; A Okamoto
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of gynaecological oncology     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0392-2936     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol.     Publication Date:  2014  
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Created Date:  2014-08-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8100357     Medline TA:  Eur J Gynaecol Oncol     Country:  Italy    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  461-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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