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Uterine inversion by a mixed müllerian tumor of the corpus
  1. W. A. A. Tjalma*,
  2. R. Naik,
  3. J. M. Monaghan and
  4. A. De Barros Lopes
  1. * Department of Gynaecologic Oncology, University Hospital Antwerp (UZA), Antwerp, Belgium
  2. Northern Gynaecological Oncology Center (NGOC), Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, United Kingdom
  1. Address correspondence and reprint requests to: Wiebren A.A. Tjalma MD PhD, Department of Gynaecologic Oncology, University Hospital Antwerp, Wilrijkstraat 10, 2650 Antwerp, Belgium. E-mail: wiebren.tjalma{at}uza.be.

Abstract

Mixed müllerian tumors (MMT) of the uterus have been reported following the use of tamoxifen. Rarely, these tumors lead to an uterine inversion. The surgical approach of a uterine inversion forms a therapeutic challenge. In this article, a case of uterine inversion due to a MMT is reported, together with a literature review regarding the developing mechanisms and management.

  • breast cancer
  • management
  • nonpurperal inversion
  • sarcoma
  • tamoxifen

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