Am J Ophthalmol Case Rep 2022 Jun 11;26:101580. Epub 2022 May 11.
Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Department, Universidade Federal de São Paulo (Unifesp - EPM), R. Botucatu, 822 - Vila Clementino, São Paulo, SP, 04023-062, Brazil.
Purpose: Leiomyosarcoma (LMS) is a mesenchymal neoplasm with smooth muscle differentiation, being considered one of the most common soft tissue sarcomas. However, it rarely affects the eye, and when it does, it is usually located in the orbit, being extremely rare in the conjunctiva.
Observations: We report a case of a 45 years old male patient, with a recurrent rapid growing conjunctival mass on the temporal limbus of his left eye, which was excised, and the anatomopathological report was suggestive of a grade 1 leiomyosarcoma. Read More