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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2003;46(8):1599-1603.
Published online August 1, 2003.
A case of Primary Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma of the Round Ligament.
Jeong Kim, Sung Hwan Lee, No Jun Lee, Nam Sik Ku, Sang Hee Lee, Tae Chul Park, Eun Deok Chang, Jin Woo Lee
1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Catholic University of Korea College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
2Department of Anatomical Pathology, Catholic University of Korea College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Abstract
In adults, although malignant fibrous histiocytoma (MFH) is the most frequent malignant soft tissue tumor. Primary malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the round ligament of the uterus is comparatively very rare. A patient presented with severe lower abdominal pain and a palpable pelvic mass in the lower abdomen. Emergency laparotomy revealed a 15 X 15 cm tumor located in the left round ligament and adhered with uterus and intestine. The patient underwent total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingectomy. The final diagnosis was based on the pathological report of the surgical specimen.
Key Words: Malignant fibrous histiocytoma, Round ligament of the uterus


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