Bladder leiomyosarcoma: A rare, but Aggressive Diagnosis
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It remains evident in the literature that leiomyosarcomas of the bladder have continuously been regarded as highly aggressive tumors associated with a poor prognosis. Immediate surgical therapy by radical cystectomy with wide margins is warranted as an effective treatment modality and has been associated with longer survival rates. Herein, we present the case of a high-grade leiomyosarcoma primarily treated with anterior pelvic exenteration and urinary diversion. Although, this entity is seldom diagnosed, it should be included in the differential of any elderly patient presenting with a bladder mass, especially in the absence of significant risk factors such as a positive smoking history...

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