Sarcoma botryoides of the uterine cervix in a young woman: A case report

M. Atlante, B. Dionisi, M. Cioni, D. Di Ruzza, P. Sedati, L. Mariani

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Abstract

Among the rhabdomyosarcomas, which represent an uncommon neoplasm of mesoderm origin comprising about 1% of all female genital malignancies, sarcoma botryoides (SB) is an embrional variant usually found in the vagina of infants and young children under 16 years of age. The onset of SB from the uterine cervix is very rare with a peak incidence in the second decade; only a few cases have been published in the international literature so far. The authors report a case of embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma of the uterine cervix which occurred in a young woman treated by radical surgery, followed by adjuvant chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)504-506
Number of pages3
JournalEuropean Journal of Gynaecological Oncology
Volume21
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2000

Keywords

  • Embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Sarcoma botryoides
  • Uterine cervix

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Oncology

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    Atlante, M., Dionisi, B., Cioni, M., Di Ruzza, D., Sedati, P., & Mariani, L. (2000). Sarcoma botryoides of the uterine cervix in a young woman: A case report. European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology, 21(5), 504-506.