Cases J 2009 Sep 17;2:9288. Epub 2009 Sep 17.
Department of 3rd Surgery, Ankara Numune Teaching and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.
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Pathol Int 2007 Oct;57(10):681-7
Department of Pathology, Kyorin University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.
Although a hysterectomy is the most common treatment for relieving the symptoms attributable to uterine leiomyomas, uterine artery embolization (UAE) is now being used more frequently as an alternative to a hysterectomy. However, it is difficult to differentiate a leiomyoma from a leiomyosarcoma without performing a pathological examination. Reported herein is a rare case of leiomyosarcoma that showed dedifferentiation of the tumor cells after UAE. Read More
Kyobu Geka 2006 Dec;59(13):1191-6
Respiratory Center, Ishikiriseiki Hospital, Higashiosaka, Japan.
We herein present 2 cases of metastatic lung tumor derived from uterine leiomyosarcoma. In the case 1, a 59-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital to examine abnormal shadow detected on chest X-ray. She had undergone hysterectomy and oophorectomy for uterine leiomyosarcoma 19 months previously. Read More
Gynecol Oncol 1993 May;49(2):271-5
Department of Surgery, Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, New York 10457.
A 56-year-old woman, 8 years after a total abdominal hysterectomy for leiomyosarcoma of the uterus, presented with simultaneous metastatic tumors to the bronchus and the small bowel. The former presented as atelectasis of a lung lobe and the latter as an ileoileal intussusception. Both lesions were resected and proved to be similar to the original tumor. Read More
Ann Chir 2005 Oct 7;130(9):584-6. Epub 2005 Jul 7.
Service d'anatomie et de cytologie pathologiques, hôpital Mongi-Slim, 2046 Sidi Daoud, La Marsa, Tunis, Tunisie.
The digestive metastases of uterine leiomyosarcoma are rare. We report a case of a duodenal tumor detected in a 50 year-old woman, 3 years after she underwent a total hysterectomy for uterine leiomyosarcoma. The stenosing duodenal mass was thought to be a mesenchymal tumor. Read More