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October 1951

INTRACRANIAL METASTASIS OF SARCOMA BOTRYOIDES

Author Affiliations

BROOKLYN

From the Division of Neuropathology, Department of Pathology, Kings County Hospital.

AMA Arch NeurPsych. 1951;66(4):491-493. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1951.02320100091011
Abstract

MIXED mesodermal neoplasms of the uterus, of which less than 100 cases have been reported, are often divided into two groups, cervical and corporeal, the former being commoner in children and young adults and the latter in women past the menopause. The descriptive term "sarcoma botryoides," first applied by Pfannenstiel in 1892, has been used since that time to include the gross grape-like appearance of the lesion in the uterus and the mixed microscopic features, which vary somewhat in the cases reported to date.1 No instance of intracranial metastasis has been found previously recorded.

REPORT OF A CASE  C. G., a Negro woman aged 39, was first admitted from the outpatient department to the gynecology service of Kings County Hospital on June 7, 1945, because of an abdominal mass and a fungating, reddish mass attached to the cervix, with a clinical diagnosis of malignant neoplasm and/or fibroids. The polyp,

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