Cutaneous leiomyosarcoma.

  title={Cutaneous leiomyosarcoma.},
  author={Christopher J W Porter and Janek S Januszkiewicz},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  volume={109 3},
Cutaneous leiomyosarcoma is a rare soft-tissue sarcoma with negligible metastatic potential, but local recurrence rates after surgical excision have ranged from 14 percent to 42 percent. Unlike other sarcomas, guidelines for the optimal surgical excision margin of cutaneous leiomyosarcoma are not clearly defined in the existing literature. A review of local experience with this condition revealed eight patients over 12 years, none of whom developed local recurrence or distant metastases. This… CONTINUE READING