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2012 — February Case of the Month

Posted February 8, 2012

CLINICAL SUMMARY: Uterine corpus  

CAP Foundation January Online Case of the Month

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A 60-year-old woman presents to her gynecologist complaining of recent onset of vaginal bleeding. An endometrial biopsy showed adenocarcinoma. A hysterectomy and bilateral salpingoopherectomy was submitted for examination. The gross examination of the uterine corpus showed a 2.0 cm thick endometrium with apparent luminal necrosis.

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  • Clear cell carcinoma (CC)
  • High grade endometrioid uterine carcinoma,
    Grade 3 (G3EC)

  • Low grade endometrioid uterine carcinoma,
    Grade 1

  • Uterine papillary serous carcinoma (UPSC)

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