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Malignant mixed Müllerian tumor of the fallopian tube: a case report
T. Watanabe1,*, T. Sugino2, S. Furukawa1, S. Soeda1, H. Nishiyama1, K. Fujimori1
1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2Department of Pathology, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima (Japan)
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2012, 33(2), 223–226;
Published: 10 April 2012
Malignant mixed Müllerian tumor (MMMT) of the female genital tract is uncommon and extremely rare in the Fallopian tube. We describe a case of primary MMMT of the Fallopian tube with carcinomatous and heterologous mesenchymal components in a 60- year-old woman. The patient underwent total abdominal hysterectomy, bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, infracolic omentectomy, pelvic and paraaortic lymph node dissection, and resection of intrapelvic metastases. The tumor formed a large polypoid mass within the right Fallopian tube and had penetrated the wall to the paraovarian space. Microscopic examination revealed two components of poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma and high-grade sarcoma with chondromatous differentiation. The patient received six courses of adjuvant chemotherapy with ifomide and cisplatin and is currently in remission. Although MMMT in the Fallopian tube shows poor prognosis, primary cytoreductive surgery with platinum-based combination chemotherapy may improve survival.
Malignant mixed Müllerian tumor