Small cell carcinoma of the endometrium: Report of a case and review of the literature

H. Bahig, L. Portelance, C. Legler, L. Gilbert, L. Souhami

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Abstract

Small cell carcinomas of the endometrium are rare and carry an ominous prognosis. Most patients present with advanced disease. The histopathological diagnosis requires immunohlstochemistry confirmation and the tumor should be positive for a neuroendocrine marker. This article reports a new case and reviews the pertinent literature on the subject.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)365-369
Number of pages5
JournalMinerva Ginecologica
Volume61
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 24 2009
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Carcinoma, small cell
  • Endometrial neoplasms
  • Immunohistochemistry

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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