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Table 2 Differences between leiomyosarcoma, endometrial stromal sarcoma, our case of uterine leiomyosarcoma and vaginal metastasis

From: Vaginal metastasis as the initial presentation of leiomyosarcoma: a case report

  Uterine leiomyosarcoma Endometrial stromal sarcoma Case: Uterine leiomyosarcoma Case: Vaginal metastasis
Mitotic rate >10MF/10HPF Variable 28MF/HPF 17MF/HPF
Coagulative cell necrosis Coagulative Ischemic Coagulative Coagulative
Citological atypia Frequent Present Present Present
Vimentin + + + +
Actin + +++
Desmin ++ +++
Caldesmon ++ +++
CD10 ++ ++
  1. The following scale was used for staining reaction: - no staining
  2. MF mitotic figures, HPF High power field
  3. + 1% to 25%, ++ 26% to 50%, and +++ 50% of the tumor cells stain positive