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Case Reports in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2017, Article ID 2736710, 4 pages
Case Report

Uterine Tumors Resembling Ovarian Sex Cord Tumors: Case Report of Rare Pathological and Clinical Entity

1Division of Gynecology Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Carmel Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
2Department of Pathology, Carmel Medical Center, Haifa, Israel

Correspondence should be addressed to Yakir Segev; moc.oohay@rikayveges

Received 17 April 2017; Revised 26 July 2017; Accepted 6 August 2017; Published 11 September 2017

Academic Editor: Yoshio Yoshida

Copyright © 2017 Rotem Sadeh et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Uterine tumors resembling ovarian sex cord tumors (UTROSCT) are rare uterine neoplasms. These tumors are usually benign, displaying a nodular or polypoid growth pattern; common occurrence is observed at the 4th to 6th decade of life. This entity is divided according to clinical behavior and pathological typical findings including different immunohistochemical staining. Traditionally type I tumors show a predominant endometrial stromal pattern with less than 50% ovarian sex cord component. This type has been shown to behave more aggressively with a decreased disease free survival period. Type II tumors, the classical UTROSCT, are less invasive but have the tendency to recur. We report a case of a 57-year-old patient presenting with postmenopausal bleeding. Hysteroscopic polypectomy showed the diagnosis of UTROSCT. This case presents a less morbid minimally invasive treatment plan and exemplifies that in patients where low malignant potential exists and their will is taken into consideration such management is both crucial and correct.