Leiomyosarcoma of Colon Presented as Retroperitoneal Mass
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"Introduction: Retroperitoneal tumors are lesions with diverse pathological subtypes that originate from the retroperitoneal space. About forty percent of these tumors are benign. These lesions are often surrounded and associated with vital abdominal blood vessels; therefore, a complete surgical resection is= difficult. Presentation of the case: Here we are presenting a 42-year-old female presented with abdominal lump from last two monthswith persistent abdominal pain from one month. The computed tomography and ultrasound scan confirmed the presence of a solid retroperitoneal tumor. She underwent surgical exploration and histology confirmed that the tumor composed of spindle shaped cells disposed in
intersecting fascicles, whirling and storiform pattern. The tumor cells are oval to spindle shaped with blunt ended nuclei, dispersed chromatin and moderate amount of cytoplasm. On immunohistochemical staining, tumor cells were positive for vimentin. The patient was followed up for two years, with no evidence of tumor recurrence."....

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