Metastatic mesenteric dedifferentiated leiomyosarcoma: a case report and a review of literature

Abstract

Abdominal leiomyosarcoma arising from the mesentery is a rare malignancy. It is an aggressive entity with an overall 5 year survival rate between 20 and 30 %. Surgical resection is the cornerstone of primary treatment and may be curative for localized disease. However, patients often develop intra-abdominal relapse and/or metastatic disease. If surgical… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s13569-016-0042-6

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