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Atlas Interpretation:
Interpreted image
Type of Preparation:
Histology

Magnification:
High

Clinical History:
68 year old woman with postmenopausal bleeding and an enlarged uterus on exam

Interpretation:
Other Malignant Neoplasms: MMMT (carcinosarcoma)

Cytomorphologic Criteria:
Histologic section of the endometrial MMMT has both a spindle cell sarcomatoid component and an adenocarcinomatous component. The cytomorphologic features of the tumor are similar to those displayed in the cervical cytology sample.

Explanatory Notes:
Recent clinicopathologic, immunohistochemical and molecular genetic studies support the classification of MMMTs as variants of carcinoma.


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