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Year : 2017 | Month : March | Volume : 11 | Issue : 3 | Page : TD03 - TD05

Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Mixed Mullerian Tumour: Report of Two Cases

Pratiksha Yadav, Vidhi Bakshi, Rajul Bhargava

1. Associate Professor, Department of Radio Diagnosis, Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, Pune, Maharashtra, India. 2. Chief Resident, Department of Radio Diagnosis, Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, Pune, Maharashtra, India. 3. Chief Resident, Department of Radio Diagnosis, Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, Pune, Maharashtra, India.

Correspondence Address :
Dr. Pratiksha Yadav,
Associate Professor, Department of Radio Diagnosis, Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre,
Sant Tukaram Nagar, Pimpri, Pune-411018, Maharashtra, India.
E-mail: yadavpratiksha@hotmail.com

Abstract

Malignant Mixed Mullerian Tumours (MMMTs) or carcinosarcomas of uterus are rare aggressive tumours of mesenchymal origin. It is associated with high incidence of lymphatic, pulmonary and peritoneal metastasis. We hereby present two cases of mixed mullerian tumour. Case-1 was a 60-year-old post menopausal woman who had come with complaint of metrorrhagia and a protruding mass in the vagina. Case-2 was of a 54-year-old post-menopausal woman who came with complaints of heavy vaginal bleeding, pelvic pain since two months. For the assessment of these tumours Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is preferred imaging modality due to excellent tissue contrast to detect the myometrial invasion, local extent and staging. Preoperative differentiation of mullerian tumour with endometrial carcinoma is important as both have different treatment.

Keywords

Carcinosarcoma, Polypoidal mass, Uterine neoplasm

How to cite this article :

Pratiksha Yadav, Vidhi Bakshi, Rajul Bhargava. MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING IN MIXED MULLERIAN TUMOUR: REPORT OF TWO CASES. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2017 March [cited: 2017 Mar 24 ]; 11:TD03-TD05. Available from
http://www.jcdr.net/back_issues.asp?issn=0973-709x&year=2017&month=March&volume=11&issue=3&page=TD03-TD05&id=9470

DOI and Others

DOI: 10.7860/JCDR/2017/25068.9470

Date of Submission: Oct 27, 2016
Date of Peer Review: Nov 17, 2016
Date of Acceptance: Dec 30, 2016
Date of Publishing: Mar 01, 2017

Financial OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.

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