ID 67872
Author
Murakami, Masahiro Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oe Kyodo Hospital
Uehara, Hisanori Department of Molecular and Environmental Pathology, Institute of Health Biosciences, the University of Tokushima Graduate School Tokushima University Educator and Researcher Directory KAKEN Search Researchers
Nishimura, Masato Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Institute of Health Biosciences, the University of Tokushima Graduate School Tokushima University Educator and Researcher Directory KAKEN Search Researchers
Iwasa, Takeshi Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Institute of Health Biosciences, the University of Tokushima Graduate School Tokushima University Educator and Researcher Directory KAKEN Search Researchers
Ikawa, Hiroshi Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oe Kyodo Hospital
Keywords
leiomyosarcoma
histological diagnosis
smooth muscle tumor
Content Type
Journal Article
Description
Ovarian smooth muscle tumors are a very rare type of ovarian tumor. In this paper, we report the case of a 62-year-old woman who had a huge smooth muscle tumor of the right ovary. The values of all the serum tumor markers were within normal limit. The tumor measured 25 cm in diameter and weighed 6,200 g. Histological examination revealed that coagulative cellular atypia was modetare to severe, necrosis was not present and mitotic index was low. According to the criteria for the evaluation of the uterine smooth muscle tumors, this huge tumor was diagnosed as atypical leiomyoma. However, we finally made a diagnosis of this tumor as a smooth muscle tumor of uncertain malignant potential (STUMP) because of its huge size. Further information is required regarding the characteristics of ovarian smooth muscle tumor and the propriety to introduce uterine tumor histological criteria to ovarian tumors.
Journal Title
The journal of medical investigation : JMI
ISSN
13431420
NCID
AA11166929
Volume
57
Issue
1-2
Start Page
158
End Page
162
Sort Key
158
Published Date
2010-02
Remark
The journal of medical investigation : http://medical.med.tokushima-u.ac.jp/jmi/index.html
EDB ID
FullText File
language
eng
departments
University Hospital