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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 60-62

Subcutaneous leiomyosarcoma of anterior abdominal wall in young girl: Rare case report


1 Department of General Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna, Bihar, India
2 Department of Trauma and Emergency, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubneshwar, Odisha, India
3 Department of Surgical Disciplines, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
4 Department of Paediatrics Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna, Bihar, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Anil Kumar
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna, Type-5, Block-B, AIIMS Residential Complex, Hydraulic Road, Patna, Bihar
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ssj.ssj_3_18

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Leiomyosarcoma (LMS) overall comprises 5%–10% of all soft-tissue sarcoma. Subcutaneous LMS accounts only for 1%–2% of all superficial soft-tissue sarcoma. Usually, subcutaneous LMS occur in lower extremity; however, it may occur anywhere in the body. Its occurrence in the abdominal wall is extremely rare. Here, we report a case of recurrent LMS of anterior abdominal wall in a 25-year-old female.


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