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Malignant mixed Müllerian tumor of the ovary

Disease definition

Malignant mixed Müllerian tumor of the ovary is a rare and very aggressive neoplasm presenting most commonly in postmenopausal women and is composed of adenocarcinomatous and sarcomatous elements and, depending on the types of these elements, can be classified as homologous or heterologous. It often has a poor prognosis.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • MMMT of the ovary
    • Ovarian carcinosarcoma
    • Ovarian malignant mixed Müllerian tumor
    • Ovarian malignant mixed epithelial mesenchymal tumor
  • Prevalence: -
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: C56
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0392998
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 7296
  • MedDRA: -

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