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NOZAR, Fernanda; TARIGO, Josefina; GREIF, Diego  and  BEN, Sebastián. Sarcoma of the uterus of cervical topography. Rev. Méd. Urug. [online]. 2023, vol.39, n.2, e982.  Epub June 01, 2023. ISSN 0303-3295.


Sarcoma of uterus are rather unusual tumors. They ori ginate in the mesodermal tissue of the uterus (muscle, connective tissue or stroma), the most frequent ones being leiomyosarcoma, followed by endometrial stromal sarcomas. The clinical presentation of the disease may include genital bleeding, abdominal distention or compressive symptoms. They are often diagnosed in patients who are surgically treated with a diagnosis of uterine myoma, upon the postoperative pathological study of the surgical piece.

The role of surgical treatment (hysterectomy and anexectomy) is of the essence.


The video presents the diagnostic assessment and sur gical approach of a patient who was diagnosed with leiomyosarcoma of the uterus with cervical topography.


It it rather an unusual condition with a special loca tion. which results in diagnostic difficulties (both clini cal and paraclinical) as well as hi the surgical approach.

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