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#137 Ovarian adenosarcoma in a postmenopausal woman: case report and review of literature
  1. Azam Sadat Mousavi1,
  2. Narges Zamani1,
  3. Mona Mohseni1,
  4. Sedigheh Ghasemian Dizaj Mehr2 and
  5. Fatemeh Zamani1
  1. 1TUMS, Tehran, Iran
  2. 2Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, Iran


Introduction/Background Mullerian adenosarcoma is a rare malignancy that generally occurs in the uterine corpus but more uncommonly may be found extrauterine. Ovarian adenosarcoma is extremely rare and often is presented in young women. Most of them are low grade and have à good prognosis except adenosarcoma with sarcomatous overgrowth.

Results A 77-year-old menopausal woman presented with abdominal discomfort. She had severe ascites and increasing level of CA-125, CA 19–9, HE4 tumor markers. After surgery and reviewing the pathological samples, adenosarcoma with sarcomatous overgrowth was diagnosed.

Conclusion Possibility of endometriosis transformation to malignancy even in the postmenopausal women may warrants continuous follow up for early diagnosis of this potentially fatal disease. More studies are needed to find the best therapeutic approach in adenosarcoma with sarcomatous overgrowth.

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