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Metastatic Pattern of Spread of Mixed Mullerian Tumor of the Uterus  adult

Introduction: Also known as carcinosarcoma. This tumor can also occur in the ovaries, presumably with similar behavior.

Prevalence: Very Rare Metastasis Frequency: Common

Obstet Gynecol Int. 2011;2011:470795. doi: 10.1155/2011/470795. PMID: 22007228

Primary Tumor:

 Characteristics Comments
Uterus Heterogeneous

Known Metastatic Locations:

SiteFrequencyCharacteristics Comments
Lung Parenchyma CommonNodule Most common metastatic site. Also, uterine carcinosarcoma has the highest rate of pulmonary metastases among uterine malignancies
Peritoneum CommonAscites
Local Lymph Nodes Common
Adrenal Glands Uncommon
Bone Uncommon
Heart Rare
Pericardium Rare
Brain Rare