Two-stage resection of a disseminated mixed endometrial stromal sarcoma and smooth muscle tumor with intravascular and intracardiac extension.

@article{Zhang2015TwostageRO,
  title={Two-stage resection of a disseminated mixed endometrial stromal sarcoma and smooth muscle tumor with intravascular and intracardiac extension.},
  author={Ai-qian Zhang and Min Xue and Dian-jun Wang and Wan-pin Nie and Da-bao Xu and Xiaoming Guan},
  journal={Taiwanese journal of obstetrics & gynecology},
  year={2015},
  volume={54 6},
  pages={776-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Mixed endometrial stromal and smooth muscle tumor (MESSMT)-a rare mesenchymal uterine tumor of the uterus with atypical clinical symptoms-is susceptible to misdiagnosis and missed diagnosis. We report a case of a disseminated MESSMT with intravenous and intracardiac extensions treated with staging surgery and review previously documented cases of such tumors with intracardiac extension. CASE REPORT The case involves a 45-year-old woman with disseminated MESSMT that originated in the… CONTINUE READING
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