Leiomyosarcoma of the deep femoral vein. A rare cause of venous obstruction in lower limbs and an alternative diagnosis to chronic venous thrombus.


Primary venous leiomyosarcoma of the extremities is an uncommon, but aggressive, tumoral entity with a high rate of local recurrence and early hematogenous metastasis. In the present article, we report a case of leiomyosarcoma of the vena profunda femoris. This pathology causes deep venous thrombosis-like symptoms. No improvement in lower limb status and a… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.avsg.2012.02.015