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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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.