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Uterine Carcinosarcoma with Alpha-Fetoprotein-Producing Hepatoid Component: A Case Report and Literature Review

Table 1

Previously reported cases of uterine carcinosarcoma with hepatoid adenocarcinoma component.

Case 1 (Takano et al.)Case 2 (Kawaguchi et al.)Case 3 (Kawaguchi et al.)


ComponentsEndometrioid adenocarcinoma
Hepatoid adenocarcinoma
Spindle cell sarcoma
Hepatoid adenocarcinoma
Endometrioid adenocarcinoma
Hepatoid adenocarcinoma
Spindle cell sarcoma


Pre-op AFP5060 ng/ml10,131 ng/ml401 ng/ml

Post-op AFP< 10 ng/ml< 20 ng/ml< 20 ng/ml

AdjuvantPaclitaxel + carboplatinPaclitaxel + carboplatinNone

OutcomeDisease free at 12 monthsDisease free at 24 monthsSerum AFP rise
Died of lung recurrence at 12 months

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