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Massive leiomyosarcoma of the testis in an infant.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15213939     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Leiomyosarcoma of the testis is a very rare tumor in children. This report describes a massive leiomyosarcoma of the left testis in an infant that was treated successfully by excision and chemotherapy. During follow-up of 1 year, there has been no recurrence or metastases. No previous report of this tumor in an infant was found in the English-language literature.
Authors:
Ashish Wakhlu; Amit Chaudhary
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric surgery     Volume:  39     ISSN:  1531-5037     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr. Surg.     Publication Date:  2004 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-06-23     Completed Date:  2005-03-22     Revised Date:  2006-04-24    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0052631     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e16-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols / therapeutic use
Chemotherapy, Adjuvant
Cyclophosphamide / administration & dosage
Dactinomycin / administration & dosage
Humans
Infant
Leiomyosarcoma / diagnosis*,  drug therapy,  pathology,  surgery*
Male
Testicular Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  drug therapy,  pathology,  surgery*
Testis / pathology,  surgery
Vincristine / administration & dosage
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
50-18-0/Cyclophosphamide; 50-76-0/Dactinomycin; 57-22-7/Vincristine

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