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Rare case report of primary pulmonary leiomyosarcoma

Journal: University Journal of Medicine and Medical Specialities (Vol.5, No. 6)

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Page : 85-86

Keywords : pulmonary; leiomyosarcoma; rare; immunohistochemistry; surgery; recurrence; radiation Rare case report of primary pulmonary leiomyosarcoma;

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Primary pulmonary leiomyosarcoma is an extremely rare disease and only around 130 cases has been reported in literature worldwide so far. Here we present a case of Primary pulmonary leiomyosarcoma seen in our hospital. A 15 year old female with complaints of pain in right upper limb for four months associated with loss of weight.Her routine Blood counts were normal and her renal and hepatic parameters were also normal.Her CT scanChest shows a massin the right upper lobe with moderate contrast enhancement and closely related to neurovascular bundle.CT guided biopsy of the mass on histopathology revealed leiomyosarcoma. Further thorough imaging failed to show any other disease in the body. The final diagnosis was Primary Pulmonary leiomyosarcoma. The patient is presently undergoing chemotherapy. This case is being presented for its rarity.

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