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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 188-190

Primary cutaneous leiomyosarcoma: A rare malignant neoplasm


Department of Pathology, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Akshay Bali
Bali Clinic, Baldev Nagar, Ambala City, Haryana-134 007
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2229-5178.115513

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Primary cutaneous leiomyosarcoma (PCL) is an exceedingly uncommon malignant superficial soft tissue sarcoma with a predilection for middle-aged to elderly male. Morphologic differential diagnosis includes a host of other malignant spindle cell neoplasms, thereby necessitating the use of a panel of immunohistochemical markers to arrive at a definitive diagnosis. We report a case of PCL arising in the right leg of a 70-year-old male.


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