Imaging Features of Carcinosarcoma Arising from Adenofibroma of the Uterus: A Case Report

Author(s): Jiyun Oh, Sung Bin Park*, Byoung Hee Han, Hye-Sun Kim, Eun Sun Lee, Hyun Jeong Park

Journal Name: Current Medical Imaging
Formerly: Current Medical Imaging Reviews

Volume 16 , Issue 8 , 2020

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Graphical Abstract:


Background: Adenofibroma is a benign tumor composed histologically of epithelial elements and mesenchymal stroma. Carcinosarcoma is a malignant neoplasm that contains elements of carcinoma and sarcoma. Carcinosarcoma arising from adenofibroma of the uterus has never been reported in the literature in English language.

Case Presentaion: We report a case of a 56-year-old woman who complained vaginal spotting persisting for several months. We described here for the first time a case of malignant transformation of uterine endometrial adenofibroma into carcinosarcoma that was depicted as a multilocular cystic lesion with enhancing solid portions and stalk-like structure between the myometrium and endometrial mass.

Keywords: Adenofibroma, carcinosarcoma, malignant transformation of adenofibroma, magnetic resonance imaging.

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Year: 2020
Page: [1048 - 1051]
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DOI: 10.2174/1573405615666190926160345
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