Retroperitoneal leiomyosarcoma: eight cases and a literature review.

  title={Retroperitoneal leiomyosarcoma: eight cases and a literature review.},
  author={Catherine S. Todd and Helen Michael and Gregory Sutton},
  journal={Gynecologic oncology},
  volume={59 3},
Leiomyosarcoma, a rare malignancy of smooth muscle, may arise from the retroperitoneum and present with the same vague symptoms as a malignancy of the pelvic organs. The purpose of this paper is to review eight cases of retroperitoneal leiomyosarcoma and to illustrate the presenting symptoms, prognostic indicators, and outcomes of patients seen at Indiana University Medical Center between 1989 and 1994. Patients in this study were white females who presented between the ages of 46 and 73 (mean… CONTINUE READING


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