A rare case of uterine leiomyosarcoma: a case report

@inproceedings{Vellanki2010ARC,
  title={A rare case of uterine leiomyosarcoma: a case report},
  author={Venkata Sujatha Vellanki and Meghana Rao and Chinna Babu Sunkavalli and Rao N Chinamotu and Shailaja Kaja},
  booktitle={Journal of medical case reports},
  year={2010}
}
INTRODUCTION Malignant change in a leiomyoma or uterine fibroid is termed leiomyosarcoma. It arises from smooth muscle of the uterus and is a rare tumor that accounts for 2% to 5% of all uterine malignancies. Very few cases are reported in the literature. Our patient did not have any history of genital bleeding, which is the usual presentation in uterine sarcoma. We report an original case report of an unusual presentation of this rare tumor arising from the uterus. CASE PRESENTATION A 40… CONTINUE READING