IMR Press / EJGO / Volume 21 / Issue 3 / pii/2000171

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Open Access Case Report

Carcinosarcoma of the uterine cervix composed of an adenoid cystic carcinoma and an homologous stromal sarcoma. A case report

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1 Department of Pathology, Agia Olga General Hospital, Athens, Greece
2 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Agia Olga General Hospital, Athens, Greece
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2000, 21(3), 292–294;
Published: 10 June 2000
Abstract

A case of primary cervical carcinosarcoma is presented. The tumor occurred in a 76-year-old multiparous woman and it replaced the uterine cervix, extending to the vaginal wall and to the uterine corpus. Histologically, the carcinomatous component was exclusively an adenoid-cystic carcinoma and the sarcomatous component was an homologous stromal sarcoma. Immunohistochemically, both the carcinomatous and the sarcomatous elements were stained with smooth muscle actin. Only two other similar cases have been reported.

Keywords
Uterine cervix
Carcinosarcoma
Adenoid cystic carcinoma
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