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The Korean Journal of Pathology 1991;25(5): 476-480.
Low-grade Uterine Endometrial Stromal Sarcoma Resembling Ovarian Sex-Cord Tumor : A case report.
Mee Yon Cho, Kyu Rae Kim, Woo Hee Jung, Hyeon Joo Jeong, Kyi Beum Lee
Department of Pathology, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul 120-752, Korea.
ABSTRACT
A case of low-grade endometrial stromal sarcoma resembling ovarian sex-cord tumor in the uterus of a 43-year-old woman is described. This tumor belongs to the group II category of uterine tumors resembling ovarian sex-cord tumor described by Clement and Scully, and the epithelial-like elements show prominent smooth muscle differentiation, proved by immunoreactivity for desmin and actin. The patient did not receive any adjuvant therapy; she is alive and well without recurrence 8 months postoperatively.
Key Words: Endometrial stromal sarcoma; Adenomyosis; Ovarian sex-cord tumor