adenosarcoma


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adenosarcoma

 [ad″ĕ-no-sahr-ko´mah]
adenoma blended with sarcoma.

ad·e·no·sar·co·ma

(ad'ĕ-nō-sar-kō'mă),
A malignant neoplasm arising simultaneously or consecutively in mesodermal tissue and glandular epithelium of the same part.

adenosarcoma

/ad·e·no·sar·co·ma/ (-sahr-ko´mah) a mixed tumor composed of both glandular and sarcomatous elements.

adenosarcoma

[ad′ənōsärkō′mə] pl. adenosarcomas, adenosarcomata
Etymology: Gk, aden + sarx, fleshoma
a mixed malignant glandular tumor of the soft tissues of the body. It contains both glandular and sarcomatous elements.

adenosarcoma

A mixed tumour composed of benign, neoplastic glandular elements and sarcomatous, often low-grade, stromal elements; some arise in a background of tamoxifen therapy or radiation therapy. Most arise in the uterus; extrauterine sites include ovaries, pelvic tissue, intestinal serosa.

Clinical findings
Abnormal vaginal bleeding, pelvic pain, an abdominal mass or vaginal discharge.

ad·e·no·sar·co·ma

(ad'ĕ-nō-sahr-kō'mă)
A malignant neoplasm arising simultaneously or consecutively in mesodermal tissue and glandular epithelium of the same part.

adenosarcoma

adenoma blended with sarcoma.
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Finally, a wide range of mullerian neoplasms are know to arise in association with endometriosis, including endometrioid and clear cell carcinoma, endometrial stromal tumors, adenosarcoma, and carcinosarcoma (54,55); these diagnostic possibilities must be excluded in cases of extensive endometriosis.
They include adenosarcoma, carcinosarcoma, malignant mixed mullerian tumor, pulmonary blastomas, and biphasic mesotheliomas.
Metanephric adenosarcoma in a young adult: morphologic, immunophenotypic, ultrastructural, and fluorescence in situ hybridization analyses: a case report and review of the literature.
2) The occurrence of this tumour type is unusual and its pathogenesis is not completely understood since epithelial cells are not normally present in the retroperitoneum for adenomas and adenosarcomas to develop.
The study group included 7 cases of squamous cell carcinoma, 10 adenocarcinomas, 4 adenosquamous tumors, 2 adenosarcomas, and 2 neuroendocrine tumors.
Of the 64 patients who had a preoperative CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis, the histology included 46 adenocarcinomas, 2 adenosquamous carcinomas, 3 adenosarcomas, 11 papillary squamous or clear cell carcinomas, and 2 squamous cell carcinomas.