Ovary tumor
Other tumors not specific to ovary
Myxoid leiomyosarcoma

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Revised: 5 July 2016, last major update December 2014

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Definition / general
  • Very rare; highly aggressive
  • 32 years to post menopausal
  • Limbs, female external genitalia, head and neck region, chest, nipple, paratesticular soft tissue, and perineum (Am J Surg Pathol 2000;24:927)
Clinical features
  • Pelvic pain, mass
Prognostic factors
Case reports
  • Bilateral salpingooophorectomy and hysterectomy with or without any adjuvant therapy
Gross description
  • Large and gelatinous mass with cystic change, necrosis, hemorrhage
  • Normal uterus, ligaments, contralateral adnexa
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Infiltrative mass with reticular meshwork of elongated cells surrounded by abundant basophilic material
Positive stains
Differential diagnosis
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