Malignant mixed mesodermal tumour of the peritoneum with a complete response to cyclophosphamide.

@article{Ohno1989MalignantMM,
  title={Malignant mixed mesodermal tumour of the peritoneum with a complete response to cyclophosphamide.},
  author={Shinji Hamamatsu-shi Ohno and Hiroyuki Kuwano and M. Orofino L. Mori and Hitomi Sakata and A Lorena Mori and Koichi Shinohara},
  journal={European journal of surgical oncology : the journal of the European Society of Surgical Oncology and the British Association of Surgical Oncology},
  year={1989},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={
          287-91
        }
}
We treated a 66-year-old Japanese woman with malignant mixed mesodermal tumour of the heterologous type arising from the paracolic peritoneum. The tumour contained heterologous elements in the form of cartilage in addition to carcinosarcomatous areas. This is the third case of malignant mixed mesodermal tumours originating from the peritoneum to be documented in the literature. A complete resection of the tumour was carried out but multiple lymph nodes metastases in the left neck occurred 5… CONTINUE READING