Mixed Mullerian Tumor Primitive of Peritoneum: Report of a Case

Stefania Erra, Simone Lo Mastro, Ennio Nano

Abstract


Carcinosarcoma is a rare and aggressive cancer that usually affects women in post menopausae; it represents 3% of all uterine neoplasms. Carcinosarcoma is a biphasic tumor characterized by a double component: a carcinomatous and a sarcomatous one, in variable amount of percentage from case to case. In the present article, a very rare case of primitive peritoneal carcinosarcoma is described in an 86-year-old woman, with senile atrophy of the uterus.

Keywords


Carcinosarcoma; mullerian mixed tumor; peritoneum.

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