Rapid recurrence of uterine smooth muscle tumor of uncertain
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A smooth-muscle tumor of uncertain malignant potential (STUMP) is a rare, variant, uterine smooth-muscle tumor with borderline features that reflects neither the benign leiomyoma nor the malignant leiomyosarcoma. The diagnosis of benign, borderline, or malignant uterine smooth muscle tumors depends on histologic findings such as the number of mitotic figures, nuclear atypia, and the presence of tumor cell necrosis. STUMP is diagnosed if the tumor exhibits any unusual combination of these 3 features. However, it does not satisfy the criteria for leiomyosarcoma.We experienced a rare case of STUMP which had cystic shape and relapsed rapidly after the surgery. We report this case with some literature review....

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