Epstein-Barr virus-associated dural leiomyosarcoma in a man infected with human immunodeficiency virus. Case report.

@article{Morgello1997EpsteinBarrVD,
  title={Epstein-Barr virus-associated dural leiomyosarcoma in a man infected with human immunodeficiency virus. Case report.},
  author={Susan Morgello and Angeliki Kotsianti and Janusz Gumprecht and Frank Moore},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={1997},
  volume={86 5},
  pages={883-7}
}
A 35-year-old man infected with human immunodeficiency virus presented with cervical myelopathy of 2 months duration. Clinical and radiographic evaluation revealed a discrete, subdural mass at C-6. At surgery, the mass proved to have a dural attachment and thus clinically, radiographically, and grossly, it resembled meningioma. Histopathological analysis revealed a leiomyosarcoma that stained diffusely for muscle-specific actin. Electron microscopy revealed basal lamina surrounding the tumor… CONTINUE READING