IMR Press / EJGO / Volume 41 / Issue 2 / DOI: 10.31083/j.ejgo.2020.02.4927
Open Access Case Report
Uterine curettage prior to supracervical hysterectomy identifies a placental trophoblastic tumor - a case study
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1 University of Rzeszow, Rzeszow, Poland
2 Provincial Hospital in Przemysl, Przemysl, Poland
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2020 , 41(2), 296–298; https://doi.org/10.31083/j.ejgo.2020.02.4927
Published: 15 April 2020
Abstract

Uterine fibroid surgical preparation should take into account the risk of an unexpected concurrent malignancy. Curettage prior to uterine fibroid surgery isn’t standard procedure, but incorporation of curettage may discover rare pathologies. This case study shows that routine curettage prior to uterine fibroid surgical treatment correlates with diagnosis of unexpected pathological findings -even a neoplastic transformation as rare as placental site trophoblastic tumor (PSTT).

Keywords
Placental site trophoblastic tumor
Uterine curetage
Pathology
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