Journal of Cytology & Histology

ISSN: 2157-7099

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Balaji Balasubramanian

United Arab Emirates

  • Case Report
    GIST or Not - A Unique Case of Low Grade Endometrial Stromal Sarcoma with Review of Literature
    Author(s): Sreekala Sreehari and Balaji BalasubramanianSreekala Sreehari and Balaji Balasubramanian

    Endometrial stromal sarcoma (ESS) is a mesenchymal neoplasm that usually occurs as a primary tumor of the uterine corpus, but rarely arises in other sites, such as the ovary, pelvic cavity, mesentery, omentum and intestine. Endometrial stromal sarcoma is a malignant subtype of endometrial stromal tumor arising from the stroma (connective tissue) of the endometrium rather than the glands. There are three grades for endometrial stromal tumors. All the cases yet reported in literature had a history of previous hysterectomy with or without a diagnosis of ESS. Here we present a unique case of Low grade ESS where the patient presented with vague abdominal pain, loss of weight and anemia. On evaluation with USG and CT demonstrated a lobulated mass in mesentery which led to the diagnosis of a GIST from small bowel. Intraoperatively the lesion was in omentum with no attachment to mesentery. Th.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2157-7099.1000414

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