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Uterine adenosarcoma admixed with a primitive neuroectodermal tumour (PNET): a case report and review of the literature

  • I. Pecorella1,*,
  • F. Alesini1
  • F. Gianno1
  • A. Tornese1
  • V. Colagiovanni1
  • M. Monti1

1Department of Radiological, Oncological and Anatomical Pathology Sciences, Umberto I Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Viale Regina Elena, Rome

2Department of Gynaecological, Obstetrical and Urological Sciences, Umberto I Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Viale del Policlinico Rome (Italy)

DOI: 10.31083/j.ejgo.2020.01.5059 Vol.41,Issue 1,February 2020 pp.110-115

Published: 15 February 2020

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*Corresponding Author(s): I. Pecorella E-mail: irene.pecorella@uniroma1.it

Abstract

Herein the authors report a case of uterine adenosarcoma admixed with primitive neuroectodermal tumour (PNET) and review the literature on these rare neoplasms, as well as data files of their Gynaecologic Pathology Centre in Rome, Italy.

Keywords

Uterine adenosarcoma; Primitive neuroectodermal tumour (PNET).

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I. Pecorella,F. Alesini,F. Gianno,A. Tornese,V. Colagiovanni,M. Monti. Uterine adenosarcoma admixed with a primitive neuroectodermal tumour (PNET): a case report and review of the literature. European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology. 2020. 41(1);110-115.

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