DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20160893
Published: 2016-12-27

Endometrial stromal sarcoma together with leiomyosarcoma in a single patient: a rare case report

Reema Jain, Rita Ranjan, Poonam Agarwal

Abstract


Uterine sarcomas are relatively rare tumors of mesodermal origin. The three most common histological variants of uterine sarcoma are Leiomyosarcomas, Endometrial stromal sarcomas, and Carcinosarcomas. It is extremely uncommon to find the 2 variants in a single patient. Given the rarity of these tumors there are limited reports in the literature referring to the clinical management and final outcome of these cases. Our patient was a 60 year old post-menopausal women presented in the opd with post-menopausal bleeding. Ultrasound report showed a fibroid of around 8 by 8 cm fundal fibroid. Endometrial biopsy report showed low grade endometrial sarcoma while the CECT report showed leiomyosarcoma creating a dilemma in the diagnosis. Patient was then taken up for surgical exploration. The biopsy report confirmed the existence of both the types of tumor, a very rare finding.

Keywords


Post-menopausal bleeding, Sarcoma, Ultrasound

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