Cases J 2010 Feb 3;3:52. Epub 2010 Feb 3.
ENT Department, General Hospital of Volos, Greece.
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Acta Orthop Scand Suppl 2001 Feb;72(300):1-31
Department of Orthopedics, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway.
The aim of this project was to investigate the diagnosis, treatment and consequences of local recurrence of soft tissue sarcoma (STS). It is based on patients reported to the Karolinska Hospital Sarcoma Register and the Scandinavian Sarcoma Group Register. Demographic and treatment data, based on 1613 adult patients reported to the Scandinavian Sarcoma Group Register by sarcoma centers in Norway, Sweden and Finland are presented. Read More
Int Semin Surg Oncol 2008 May 21;5:11. Epub 2008 May 21.
Orthopaedic Department, Catholic University of Rome, Italy.
Background: Superficial leiomyosarcoma is an exceedingly uncommon malignant tumor which could be located either to cutaneous or subcutaneous tissues. Increased mass size and depth, advanced tumor staging and inadequate surgical excision are the main prognostic factors for poor result.
Case Presentation: We report a rare case of a 71-year-old man with an extensive exophytic lesion (12 x 10 cm) in the anterior-medial side of the proximal right tibia. Read More
J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2003 Oct;61(10):1132-9
Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, and Vice Chairman, Division of Surgery, Greek Anticancer Institute, St Savvas Hospital, Athens, Greece.
Purpose: The occurrence of primary oral melanoma is very rare. Large clinical series suggesting appropriate treatment modalities are lacking; the clinician has to rely on case reports to gain insight into the management of this tumor, which is much more aggressive than its skin counterpart. Patients and methods The cases of 5 patients with primary oral melanoma during a 6-year period were retrospectively reviewed. Read More
Turk Neurosurg 2008 Apr;18(2):215-8
Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon, Turkey.
Leiomyosarcomas are malignant tumors of smooth muscle origin. These tumors are very rare in the head and neck region. The majority of leiomyosarcomas of the head and neck arise in the paranasal sinuses, oral cavity, jaws and superficial soft tissues like the scalp. Read More