Leiomyosarcoma of the skin and subcutaneous tissue.

  title={Leiomyosarcoma of the skin and subcutaneous tissue.},
  author={Jerry Fields and Elson B. Helwig},
  volume={47 1},
In a study of 65 primary cutaneous leiomyosarcomas and 15 primary superficial subcutaneous leiomyosarcomas, tumors occurred at any age but were more common in middle age and most common on the extremities. They developed as solitary painful or tender intracutaneous or subcutaneous nodules. Microscopically, the cutaneous leiomyosarcomas consist of a poorly delineated proliferation of spindle-shaped atypical myomatous cells arranged in interlacing fascicles which merge into collagenous stroma… CONTINUE READING
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