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J Korean Cancer Assoc > Volume 29(2); 1997 > Article
Journal of the Korean Cancer Association 1997;29(2): 362-362.
A Case of Malignant Mesothelioma of the Uterus
Ki Young Ryu, Joong Sik Shin, Sam Hyun Cho, Seung Ryong Kim, Jung Bae Yoo, Kyung Tai Kim, Youn Yeoung Hwang, Seok Hoon Jeon, Jung Dal Lee, Min Chul Lee
1Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea.
2Departments of Pathology, College of Medicine, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea.
3Lee Min-Chul Obstetrics Gynecology Clinic, Seoul, Korea.
Malignant mesothelioma of the serosal surface of the uterus body is very rare and almost invariably malignant. Their diagnosis is made postoperatively in most instances.Various treatments have been described for malignant mesothelioma but effective method is still not known. A case of malignant mesothelioma of the uterus body with post-surgical pelvic persistence is presented. The diagnosis of carcinomatous mesothelioma was made postoperatively by pathologic examination and immunohistochemical reaction of the tumor cells.
Key words: Malignant mesothelioma;Uterus
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