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Uterine Smooth Muscle Tumor of Uncertain Malignant Potential in a Young Woman: A Rare Case Scenario

B Rao Bahadur, Prabhadevi Kodey, Anantha Lakshmi Satyavathi Devi Rasamsetty

Keywords : Leiomyosarcoma, Radical hysterectomy, STUMP, Tumor

Citation Information : Bahadur BR, Kodey P, Rasamsetty AL. Uterine Smooth Muscle Tumor of Uncertain Malignant Potential in a Young Woman: A Rare Case Scenario. J South Asian Feder Obs Gynae 2021; 13 (1):66-67.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10006-1865

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-02-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Background: Smooth muscle tumor of uncertain malignant potential (STUMP) of uterus indicates a group of uterine smooth muscle tumors that are not diagnosed unequivocally as either benign or malignant. It is a rare tumor in young women. It is considered as a “transition” tumor between leiomyoma and leiomyosarcoma or possibly undiagnosed leiomyosarcoma. Case description: We herein report a case of uterine STUMP in a 28-year young nulliparous woman who presented with a symptom of continuous dull aching lower abdomen pain. MRI pelvis shows large transmural vascular mass. Underwent radical hysterectomy, histopathology report, and immunohistochemistry showed STUMP with ki67 <10%. Conclusion: STUMP is a rare tumor with inconsistent diagnostic criteria and has no definitive treatment protocols especially in young women who desire for fertility.


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