Primary Leiomyosarcoma of the Colon: A Report of Two Cases, Review of the Literature, and Association with Immunosuppression for IBD and Rheumatoid Arthritis.
- Jessica S Crystal,
- Kristin Korderas,
- David Schwartzberg,
- Steven C Tizio,
- Min Zheng,
- Glenn Parker
Case Rep Surg 2018 30;2018:6824643. Epub 2018 Jan 30.
Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune, NJ, USA.
Primary leiomyosarcomas (LMS) of the colon are rare and aggressive neoplasms and have been infrequently reported in the literature. These tumors are more aggressive and have poorer prognoses than adenocarcinoma of the colon and are often mistaken as such on initial evaluation. While the former has a clear association with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), this correlation is not known to exist with LMS and IBD. Read More