Leiomyosarcoma of Uterine Cervix– A Case Report
Dr. Renu Thambi,
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Government Medical College Kottayam, Kerala-686008, India.
|Primary sarcomas of cervix are rare lesions constituting 1% of the malignant tumors of cervix. Leiomyosarcoma of cervix is the commonest sarcoma of the cervix with only few cases reported in literature. We present a case of cervical leiomyosarcoma in a 49 years old female. Primary sarcomas involving the cervix are rare constituting about 1%; of which leiomyosarcoma is the commonest. Leiomyosarcoma is a malignant tumor showing smooth muscle differentiation with less than 100 cases reported in literature. Histogenesis of the tumor is thought to be from scattered smooth muscle cells in cervix.|
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