College of American Pathologists

2012 — June Case of the Month

Posted June 19, 2012


CAP Foundation May Online Case of the Month

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A 45-year-old woman with menometrorrhagia underwent hysterectomy for a clinical diagnosis of fibroids. A hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy were received. The posterior myometrium was diffusely expanded by multiple soft, worm-like, yellow-tan fleshy masses.

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  • Endometrial stromal nodule
  • Endometrial stromal sarcoma, low grade
  • Leiomyosarcoma
  • Undifferentiated uterine sarcoma

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