Metastatic leiomyosarcoma in the oral cavity: case report with protein expression profiles.

@article{Kim2009MetastaticLI,
  title={Metastatic leiomyosarcoma in the oral cavity: case report with protein expression profiles.},
  author={Soung Min Kim and Hoon Myoung and Pill Hoon Choung and Myung Jin Kim and Suk Keun Lee and Jong Ho Lee},
  journal={Journal of cranio-maxillo-facial surgery : official publication of the European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={37 8},
  pages={454-60}
}
Leiomyosarcoma (LMS) is a relatively uncommon malignant tumour derived from smooth muscle cells that rapidly metastasizes to distant regions. It rarely reaches oral tissues in which smooth muscle tissues are absent. We report the case of a 56-year-old woman who presented with LMS in the maxilla that had metastasized from a primary tumour in her uterus, received a total hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy 9 months earlier. To reveal the poor prognosis of metastatic LMS, a total of… CONTINUE READING

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