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Uterine Leiomyosarcoma: Pathologic evaluation of 22 Cases [Zeynep Kamil Med J]
Zeynep Kamil Med J. 2014; 45(2): 65-70

Uterine Leiomyosarcoma: Pathologic evaluation of 22 Cases

Ecmel Işık Kaygusuz1, Handan Çetiner1, Meryem Kürek Eken2, Cuma Yorgancı1, Suna Cesur1, Hülya Yavuz1, Nermin Koç1
1Zeynep Kamil Kadın ve Çocuk Hastalıkları Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Patoloji Bölümü
2Zeynep Kamil Kadın ve Çocuk Hastalıkları Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Kadın Hastalıkları ve Doğum Kliniği

INTRODUCTION: Leiomyosarcoma is a rare malign neoplasm of the uterus. The current retrospective study examined leiomyosarcoma who were evaluated at our institution over a 8 year period.
METHODS: Clinical records of the cases operated with the diagnosis of leiomyosarcoma, between January 2005 and October 2013, reviewed
retrospectively. All material belonging to 22 cases were evaluated histologically.
RESULTS: There were 22 females, whose age range from 41 to 73 (median 54 years). The neoplasm measured from 1,5 to 16 cm greatest diameter
( median 8,8 cm).
DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION: In conclusion, leiomyosarcoma is a aggressive neoplasm. The diagnosis of leiomyosarcomas depends on a combination of microscopic
features. Our cases clinicopathological correlation values were parallel to the literature.

Keywords: Leiomyosarcoma, uterus, immunohistochemistry, anaplasia, mitoticindex

Ecmel Işık Kaygusuz, Handan Çetiner, Meryem Kürek Eken, Cuma Yorgancı, Suna Cesur, Hülya Yavuz, Nermin Koç. Uterine Leiomyosarcoma: Pathologic evaluation of 22 Cases. Zeynep Kamil Med J. 2014; 45(2): 65-70

Corresponding Author: Ecmel Işık Kaygusuz, Türkiye
Manuscript Language: English
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