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The uterine carcinosarcoma - a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18060197     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The carcinosarcoma is a malignant mixed müllerian tumor with a highly malignant, biphasic tumor consisting of both epithelial and mesenchymal components. The presented case refers to a patient in climax with a vaginal bleeding. The Doppler echography highlights a polypoid mass, which prolapses in the cervical channel. The histopathological and immunohistochemical analysis of the surgically resected piece allowed the carcinosarcoma diagnosis. The uterine carcinosarcoma's incidence is rare, that is why this case is interesting taking in consideration the biphasic pattern of the tumor.
Authors:
Mihaela Niculescu; Cristiana Simionescu; Liliana Novac; L Mogoantă; R M Stănescu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Romanian journal of morphology and embryology = Revue roumaine de morphologie et embryologie     Volume:  48     ISSN:  1220-0522     ISO Abbreviation:  Rom J Morphol Embryol     Publication Date:  2007  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-12-06     Completed Date:  2008-06-03     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9112454     Medline TA:  Rom J Morphol Embryol     Country:  Romania    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  431-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of General Surgery, University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova, Romania. ela07071@yahoo.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Carcinosarcoma / complications,  pathology*,  surgery
Female
Hemorrhage / etiology
Humans
Hysterectomy
Immunohistochemistry
Uterine Neoplasms / complications,  pathology*,  surgery

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