Leiomyosarcoma of the major peripheral arteries: case report and review of the literature.

@article{Blansfield2003LeiomyosarcomaOT,
  title={Leiomyosarcoma of the major peripheral arteries: case report and review of the literature.},
  author={Joseph A. Blansfield and Heiwon Chung and Theodore R Sullivan and Christopher M. Pezzi},
  journal={Annals of vascular surgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={17 5},
  pages={565-70}
}
We describe a case of primary intramural, extraluminal leiomyosarcoma of the common iliac artery. The patient presented with pelvic and leg pain and pheochromocytoma-like symptoms. The diagnosis was made intraoperatively, the tumor was resected, vascular reconstruction was performed, and postoperative radiation therapy was administered. Primary leiomyosarcoma of a major peripheral artery is extremely rare, and this report examines the clinical presentation, treatment, and prognosis of these… CONTINUE READING

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