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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Mullerian adenosarcoma is an uncommon biphasic malignant mesenchymal tumor composed of a benign glandular component and a malignant, but generally low-grade, stromal component.
Mullerian adenosarcoma of the cervix: differential diagnosis, histogenesis and review of the literature.
Malignant features in epithelial component ruled out adenosarcoma, so the diagnosis of MMMT was confirmed.
Therefore, it is important for the surgical pathologist to recognize this rare entity and differentiate it from other lesions, particularly tumors of intermediate malignant potential, such as low-grade endometrial stromal sarcoma or endometrioid carcinoma with sex-cordlike features and the highly aggressive adenosarcoma, carcinosarcoma, and metastatic ovarian sex-cord stromal tumor by thorough sampling, use of a proper IHC panel, and awareness of the patient's complete clinical picture.
Adenosarcoma of the uterine cervix presenting as a cervical polyp.
Clement, MD, he described the uterine Mullerian adenosarcoma and later published the largest study of the subject.
46,47) The main differential diagnosis is mullerian adenosarcoma, which characteristically shows leaflike glandular architecture, periglandular stromal hypercellularity, and atypical stromal cells, features absent in polypoid 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.
El carcinosarcoma representa el 50% de los sarcomas uterinos, seguidos de leiomiosarcomas (30%), sarcomas del estroma endometrial (10%) y adenosarcomas (8%), siendo el resto de variedades histologicas una verdadera rareza (9, 10).
The study group included 7 cases of squamous cell carcinoma, 10 adenocarcinomas, 4 adenosquamous tumors, 2 adenosarcomas, and 2 neuroendocrine tumors.