International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Pathology | India | Volume 6 Issue 10, October 2017


Endometrial Stromal Sarcoma Mimicking as Uterine Leiomyoma

Pranati Mohanty | Goutami Das Nayak [2] | Sushil Kumar Giri | Tanaya Jena | Bidyutprava Satpathy | Pratyush Kumar Ray | Dr Pranati Mohanty


Abstract: Endometrial stromal sarcoma (ESS) is a rare malignant tumour of endometrium, occurring in age group of 40-50 years. We report a case of ESS in a 29-year-old woman with a clinical diagnosis of multiple leiomyoma. Total Laparoscopic hysterectomy was done under general anaesthesia. Histopathology and Immunohistochemistry helped to arrive at a final diagnosis of a low-grade Endometrial stromal sarcoma. As this tumour is rarely encountered, management protocols are questionable. Although rare, ESS should be considered in the differential diagnosis of a rapid enlargement of a uterine Leiomyoma. This case report is aimed at its rarity and difficulties faced in establishing the diagnosis.


Keywords: Endometrial stromal sarcoma, ESS


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 10, October 2017,


Pages: 1439 - 1443


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