CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Indian J Med Paediatr Oncol 2009; 30(03): 113-115
DOI: 10.4103/0971-5851.64258

Uterine C-Kit positive low grade stromal sarcoma

Jovitha Martin
Department of Oncology, Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai, India
Anita Ramesh
Department of Oncology, Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai, India
Sarah Kuruvilla
Department of Pathology, Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai, India
D Lalitha
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai, India
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Uterine C-Kit positive stromal tumors are rare, however, there are a few cases reported in literature. A 58-year-old post menopausal lady presented with bleeding per vaginum. An abdominal examination revealed an enlarged uterus. A computed tomography scan of the abdomen and pelvis showed a large myomatous uterus, with a probable subserosal intramural and intracavitary myoma or cervical myoma in the presence of a solitary large aortocaval node, with multiple bone lesions. The biopsy taken from the uterine mass had revealed, a low-grade uterine sarcoma, which was positive for CD117. This case is presented for its rarity and management dilemma.

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19 November 2021

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