Low-grade fibromyxoid sarcoma of the external anal sphincter
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Low-grade fibromyxoid sarcoma (LGFMS) is a rare soft tissue tumor that has a tendency to grow in the deep soft tissue of the trunk and extremities. Despite its benign appearance, the tumor has a high recurrence rate and metastatic potential. LGFMS in the perineal space is rare, and only a few cases have been reported. We present the first case of LGFMS to be located at the external anal sphincter. A 27-year-old male patient admitted to our Surgical Department with perianal pain and swollen for a year. The digital rectal examination revealed a perianal mass. Oral metronidazole and analgesia were prescribed on suspicion of perianal abscess failed to alleviate the symptom; hence, the patient was scheduled for surgery. Intraoperative diagnosis revealed an encapsulated tumor in the external anal sphincter that extended from the perianal region orally to the pararectal space. The results of immunohistochemistry (MUC4) staining and FUS gene rearrangement by fluorescence in situ hybridization confirmed the diagnosis of LGFMS...

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