Clinicopathologic study of 28 uterine leiomyosarcomas with metastasis.

  title={Clinicopathologic study of 28 uterine leiomyosarcomas with metastasis.},
  author={Mirka M W Jones and H J Norris},
  journal={International journal of gynecological pathology : official journal of the International Society of Gynecological Pathologists},
  volume={14 3},
Twenty-eight smooth muscle tumors of the uterine corpus that exhibited metastasis were studied to determine gross and microscopic features associated with metastasis and potential for metastasis. Seventeen of 28 patients were advanced stage at initial diagnosis, and the other 11 patients developed metastases 3 months to 9 years later. Seventy-nine percent of tumors occurred in women 50 years or older. Size was a feature of metastatic capability, as 22 tumors were larger than 5 cm. Of the six… CONTINUE READING
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