BackgroundEsophageal leiomyosarcoma (LMS) is a rare tumor that constitutes less than 1% of all malignant esophageal tumors. Concurrent occurrence of esophageal leiomyosarcoma with squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is even rarer than isolated leiomyosarcoma.Case presentationIn this report, we present a case of concurrent leiomyosarcoma and SCC in a 64-y...
International journal of surgery case reports
Xeroderma pigmentosum (XP) is a rare genetic disorder causing extreme sensitivity to ultraviolet (UV) rays. It is transmitted by an autosomal recessive mode. This disease is classically characterized by a high risk of skin cancer. The occurrence of extra-dermatological cancers in patients followed for XP has been rarely reported in the literature. ...
Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
BackgroundLeiomyosarcoma arising from mesentery is a rare tumor associated with worse prognosis. The tumor arises from smooth muscles in vascular wall. Ileal mesentery is common site of this tumor origin.Case presentationA middle age female was presented with complain of abdominal distension. A mass was palpable on abdominal examination. CT scan sh...
Surgical Case Reports
BackgroundThe concept of GIST was established in 1998, clearly differentiating between gastrointestinal leiomyosarcoma and GISTs among gastrointestinal mesenchymal tumors. Lymph node metastasis is extremely rare in true gastrointestinal leiomyosarcoma, and there are no reports of malignant transformation from leiomyoma.Case presentationThe patient ...
Acta chirurgica Belgica
Introduction: Primary leiomyosarcoma (LMS) of the colon is a rare and aggressive gastrointestinal tract tumor, associated with poor prognosis.Case presentation and methods: We present the case of an asymptomatic patient who was diagnosed with a low sigmoidal stricture on routine colonoscopy. Although biopsies were inconclusive, an oncological parti...
Urology Case Reports
We present a case of leiomyosarcoma arising from the renal pelvis, which is a rare clinical entity. A percutaneous endoscopic resection led to the final histopathological diagnosis. The patient underwent radical nephrectomy and did not receive adjuvant therapy. Based on follow-up CT scans, he remains recurrence-free one year after surgery.
Advances in surgery
Journal of the Korean Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Objectives Leiomyosarcoma is a malignant neoplasm that affects smooth muscle tissue and it is very rare in the field of oral and maxillofcial surgery. The purpose of this study was to obtain information on diagnosis of and treatment methods for leiomyosarcoma by retrospectively reviewing of the cases. Patients and Methods The study included nine pa...
Clinical Sarcoma Research
BackgroundSarcomas are rare and heterogeneous tumours of mesenchymal origin, with over 100 histological subtypes. Paraneoplastic dermatomyositis has rarely been described in sarcoma. This is the first documented case of paraneoplastic dermatomyositis in a patient with metastatic leiomyosarcoma.Case presentationA 43-year-old female diagnosed with me...
Radiology Case Reports
Leiomyosarcomas are a rare type of neoplasm of the digestive tract with an estimated presentation of 0.1% predominantly between the fifth and sixth decade of life . We report the case of a 61 years old male patient without previous medical conditions, with melena and constitutional symptoms and an extensive rectal mass with a final diagnosis of ...