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Uterine Sarcoma

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Which of the following sarcomas demonstrates both malignant epithelial and malignant stromal components?

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a. Adenosarcoma

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b. Carcinosarcoma

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c. Leiomyosarcoma

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d. Endometrial stromal sarcoma

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Which of the following was previously termed malignant mixed müllerian tumor (MMMT)?

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a. Adenosarcoma

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b. Leiomyosarcoma

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c. Endometrial stroma sarcoma

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d. None of the above

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Sarcomas account for approximately what percentage of uterine cancer?

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a. 1 to 2

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b. 3 to 8

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c. 11 to 15

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d. 17 to 23

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Which of the following is the most common presenting symptom of women with uterine sarcoma?

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a. Infertility

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b. Shortness of breath

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c. Abnormal uterine bleeding

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d. Abnormal screening PAP smear result

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Of the sarcoma types, the technique shown here could be most effective for diagnosing which of the following sarcomas?

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Reproduced, with permission, from Sharma M, Hoffman BL: Abnormal uterine bleeding. In Hoffman BL, Schorge JO, Schaffer JI, et al (eds): Williams Gynecology, 2nd ed. New York, McGraw-Hill, 2012, Figure 8-6A.

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a. Adenosarcoma

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b. Carcinosarcoma

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c. Leiomyosarcoma

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d. Endometrial stromal sarcoma

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This is the preoperative computed tomography scan of a woman with suspected leiomyosarcoma. Which of the following is an advantage to this type of imaging preoperatively?

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a. Operative treatment plans may be altered according to findings.

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b. If varying tissue densities are found, then leiomyosarcoma is reliably diagnosed.

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