Keimyung Medical Journal, Vol.9(4) : 434-438, 1990
Sarcoma of the uterus is a malignant tumor arising from the muscle or connective tissue and very rare malignant tumor. There are only a few case reports in Korea. We have experienced fifteen cases of the uterine sarcoma between 1980 and 1989 for 10 year. The results were obtained as follows: 1. The distribution of uterine sarcoma by histologic-type was 5 cases(33.3%) for leiomyosarcoma, 6 cases(40.0%) fir malignant mixed mullerian tumor, 3 cases(20.0%) for endometrial stromal sarcoma. 2. The average age was 48.9 years and the most frequent occurrence was noted in the groups of fifties. 3. The clinical symptoms were abnormal uterine bleeding(60.0%), abnormal mass(20.0%), abdominal distension(13.3%), and abdominal pain(7.7%). 4. The primary sites were the cervix(7.7%), endometrium(46.7%), and myometrium(26.6%).