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Uterine sarcoma diagnosed during colon surgery - a complete precise diagnosis
1 Institute of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Clinical Center of Serbia, University of Belgrade
2 Institute for Surgery, Clinical Center of Serbia, University of Belgrade
3 Clinical Center “Bezanijska Kosa”, Belgrade University Hospital “Narodni Front”, Belgrade (Serbia)
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2008, 29(6), 633–634;
Published: 10 December 2008
Uterine sarcomas are very rare tumors with the greatest malignant potential of all uterine tumors, and they differ significantly from endometrial carcinoma by their specific course, propagation and prognosis. A 54-year-old patient, after three vaginal deliveries and negative personal and family history, as well as regular cycles, presented with secondary problems related to occasional constipation with sporadic diarrhea and bloody stools. Colonoscopy revealed a colon tumor.