TITLE

Twenty-year-old female with leiomyosarcoma of the breast

AUTHOR(S)
Bassett, Parker; Shaban, Jamaal; Fulger, Ilmana; Petersen, Bert
PUB. DATE
January 2014
SOURCE
Journal of Surgical Case Reports;Jan2014, Vol. 2014 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
Primary leiomyosarcoma is a disease with <50 documented cases in the literature worldwide. The standard of care for these tumors has not been established. Physicians who have seen these cases in the past have used wide local excision with or without adjunctive chemo-radiation therapy. We review the literature concerning the mainstay of treatment as well as present a new case of an adolescent with primary leiomyosarcoma.
ACCESSION #
94394438

 

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