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Female Genital Tract

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Carcinosarcoma may arise in - (PGI, June-2010)



A Uterus
B Cervix

C Vagina
D Ovary

Ans. A i.e., Uterus [Ref" Robbin's 8th/e p. 1034]

a. Carcinosarcoma of uterus

Carcinosarcomas consist of endometrial adenocarcinoma in which malignant sarcomatous (stromal) differentiation

takes place.

b. Carcinosarcoma has two components: -

i. Adenocarcinoma }

} Therefore called carcinosarcoma

ii. Sarcomatous component }

c. Sarcomatous component may be striated muscle cells, cartilage, adipose tissue and bone.

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