Carcinosarcoma of Uterus with Left Adnexal Metastasis: A Rare Case Report ED07-ED09
Dr. Ruchi Agarwal,
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Bhagat Phool Singh, Government Medical College for Women, Khanpur Kalan, Sonepat-131305, Haryana, India.
Carcinosarcomas are rare and aggressive tumour consisting of both carcinomatous and sarcomatous elements within same tumour. These tumours are supposed to arise from monoclonal proliferation of epithelial component. Carcinosarcoma of the uterus account for 2-5% of all uterine malignancies. They typically present with abnormal vaginal bleeding and may present with bloody discharge, abdominal pain or abdominal mass. Hereby a case report of a 60-year-old post-menopausal female presenting with painless lump abdomen progressively increasing in size has been described. Ultrasonography revealed a large solid-cystic mass in left adnexa. Total hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy was performed. Histological examination of specimen revealed carcinosarcoma of uterus with left adnexal metastasis and left ovarian endometriotic cyst.