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Subsequently Occurring Leiomyosarcoma and Desmoid Tumor of the Right Thigh

Authors
Journal
Pathology - Research and Practice
0344-0338
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
188
Issue
3
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/s0344-0338(11)81219-7
Keywords
  • Leiomyosarcoma
  • Desmoid Tumor
  • Dna Cytometry
  • Mr Tomography
Disciplines
  • Chemistry
  • Medicine

Abstract

Summary We present the case of a 44-year-old patient with a primary leiomyosarcoma of the right upper thigh, who developed a second mesenchymal lesion at the same thigh, diagnosed as an extra-abdominal desmoid tumor, some months after surgical treatment of his leiomyosarcoma. Clinically, histomorphologically, DNA cytometrically, immunohisto- chemically and radiologically the different histogenetic origin of the two lesions could be proven. The patient died 17 months after his first tumor diagnosis of lung metastases of his leiomyosarcoma.

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