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Cervical granulocytic sarcoma:report of one case and review of the literature
1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Taiwan University Hospital and College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei
2 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Taiwan University Hospital Yun-Lin Branch, Douliou City, Yunlin County (Taiwan)
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2010, 31(6), 697–700;
Published: 10 December 2010
Granulocytic sarcoma in the female genital tract generally has a poor prognosis. We report the case of a 52-year-old nonleukemic patient with relapsed granulocytic sarcoma at the vaginal stump after an 11-year complete remission from the uterine cervix. Magnetic resonance imaging of the pelvis showed a pear-shaped mass arising from the vagina mimicking a normal uterus. The unusual clinical presentation and the difficulties encountered in evaluation are presented. A review of the literature indicates that survival is better with multimodality management and in patients without leukemia.