Cutaneous Leiomyosarcoma – Case Report

Authors: I. Strouhalová 1;  L. Drlík 1;  L. Pock 2
Authors‘ workplace: Dermatovenerologické oddělení, Nemocnice Šumperk, a. s., prim. MUDr. Lubomír Drlík 1;  Bioptická laboratoř, s. r. o., Plzeň, odborná vedoucí lékařka prof. MUDr. Alena Skálová, CSc. 2
Published in: Čes-slov Derm, 93, 2018, No. 1, p. 17-19
Category: Case interpretation


The authors describe a case of a very rare malignant mesenchymal tumor – cutaneous leiomyosarcoma. Clinically, it was a bland, benign looking lesion on the calf, manifested in men aged 62 years. After excision of the lesion the diagnosis was established  by histological and immunohistochemical examination with desmin and alpha-SMA positivity. The authors provide an overview of current knowledge on the disease.

Key words:

  leiomyosarcoma – histology - immunohistochemistr


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