Giant Cell Carcinoma of Endometrium: a Rare Clinical Entity

Document Type: Case Reports

Authors

1 Dept. Of Pathology, the West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Kolkata, India

2 Dept. Of Pathology, Baba Farid University of Health Sciences , Kolkata, India

Abstract

Giant cell carcinoma of the endometrium is a rare and an aggressive tumor that should be distinguished from other endometrial tumors with a prominent giant cell component, including trophoblastic tumors, certain primary sarcomas, and malignant mixed müllerian tumors. At present, cumulative data on this rare histological variant is limited and the prognostic significance of the presence and the extent of a giant cell component in endometrial carcinoma remain uncertain. We report giant cell carcinoma of endometrium in an Indian female, which according to our best knowledge, is the first case being reported from Indian Subcontinent.
 

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