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Recurrent renal leiomyosarcoma mimicking a colonic submucosal tumor: a case report.
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PMID:  22102979     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
A primary leiomyosarcoma of the kidney is a rare, but highly aggressive, neoplasm, accounting for only 0.1% of all invasive renal tumors. Local or systemic recurrence is common, but a leiomyosarcoma is difficult to diagnose preoperatively. We recently encountered an interesting case of an unusual recurrence of a renal leiomyosarcoma. A 57-year-old woman visited our hospital complaining of lower abdominal pain. Four years previously, she had undergone a left nephrectomy. She had a primary leiomyosarcoma of the kidney that had been misdiagnosed as a renal cell carcinoma. Colonoscopy revealed the presence of a lesion similar to a submucosal tumor in the descending colon. Postoperative pathologic examination confirmed that the mass was a recurrent leiomyosarcoma. We report this unusual case and present a review of the literature.
Yun Jeung Kim; Hee Seok Moon; Eaum Seok Lee; Jae Kyu Sung; Hyun Yong Jeong; Ji Yeon Kim; Dae Young Kang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-10-31
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Korean Society of Coloproctology     Volume:  27     ISSN:  2093-7830     ISO Abbreviation:  J Korean Soc Coloproctol     Publication Date:  2011 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-21     Completed Date:  2011-11-23     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101546077     Medline TA:  J Korean Soc Coloproctol     Country:  Korea (South)    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  270-4     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Internal Medicine, Chungnam National University Hospital, Daejeon, Korea.
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