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“Glioma” of the uterus: A fetal homograft

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      A case of uterine “glioma” is reported and the literature is reviewed. It is believed that this “tumor” occurs as the result of implantation of fetal brain tissue at the time of instrumentation of the pregnant uterus. Evidence is offered to support this contention, and other possible etiology is discussed. With increasing awareness among clinicians and pathologists, it is expected this tumor will be recognized more frequently in future.
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