Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcomatous endometrial polyp in a 70-year-old woman


  • Niranjanakesav . MBBS Student, Virchow Biopsy Centre, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Sathiya Bama Department of Pathology, IRT Perundurai Medical College and Hospitals (IRT-MPCH), Perundurai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Radhakrishnan . Department of Pathology, Virchow Biopsy Centre, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Arbind Kumar Department of Pharmacology, IRT Perundurai Medical College and Hospitals (IRT-MPCH), Perundurai, Tamil Nadu, India



Endometrial polyps, Rhabdomyosarcomatous, Sarcomatous neoplasm


TThis case report concerns a 70-year woman with a complaint of abnormal vaginal bleeding and foul smelling vaginal discharge of a short duration. Speculum examination revealed a huge polyp occupying the cervix and extending further downwards. On operation, it turned out to be an endometrial polyp arising from the fundus. Histologically the polyp showed classical features of alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma; confirmed immunochemically.


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