Glioma of the uterus. Report of a case with comments on histogenesis.

@article{Young1981GliomaOT,
  title={Glioma of the uterus. Report of a case with comments on histogenesis.},
  author={Robert H. Young and George M. Kleinman and Robert E. Scully},
  journal={The American journal of surgical pathology},
  year={1981},
  volume={5 7},
  pages={695-9}
}
A 15-year-old girl had a hysterectomy for intractable vaginal bleeding. Examination of the specimen revealed a polypoid tumor that filled the endometrial cavity; microscopical examination disclosed a low-grade fibrillary astrocytoma. Glial tissue in the uterus has been generally considered to arise from implantation of fetal tissue. A reliably negative coital history makes such an explanation unlikely in the present case in which the tissue appeared to be truly neoplastic and of either germ… CONTINUE READING