Cutaneous leiomyosarcoma

J. J. Iacobucci, Thomas R Stevenson, N. A. Swanson, J. T. Headington

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A cutaneous leiomyosarcoma arose in the upper lip skin of a 22-year-old patient. This unusual tumor was diagnosed clinically as a basal cell carcinoma although histological studies confirmed a leiomyosarcoma. The tumor was excised using Mohs technique and the wound reconstructed with a nasolabial flap and full-thickness skin graft. No recurrence or distant metastasis has appeared in a two-year follow-up.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)552-554
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Plastic Surgery
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1987
Externally publishedYes

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  • Surgery


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