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Primary hepatic leiomyosarcoma: A report of two cases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1175892     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Two cases of primary hepatic leiomyosarcoma are reported. Review of the literature reveals only seven previous reports. Cases presented predominantly with either hepatomegaly or ascites. Neither history nor physical and laboratory examination distinguished these patients with primary leiomyosarcomas from those with other hepatic tumors. Analysis of the cases reviewed suggests that aggressive hepatic surgery may improve prognosis.
H Masur; E B Sussman; D W Molander
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Gastroenterology     Volume:  69     ISSN:  0016-5085     ISO Abbreviation:  Gastroenterology     Publication Date:  1975 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1975-12-18     Completed Date:  1975-12-18     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0374630     Medline TA:  Gastroenterology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  994-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Leiomyosarcoma* / diagnosis,  surgery
Liver Neoplasms* / diagnosis,  surgery
Middle Aged

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