DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20150103

Leiomyosarcoma of the ovary associated with leiomyoma of uterus: a case report

Chitra Thyagaraju, Jayalakshmi Durairaj, Sujatha Venkataraman

Abstract


Leiomyosarcoma of the ovary is a rare disease accounting for <1% of all sarcomas. It occurs mainly in post-menopausal women with aggressive behaviour and poor prognosis. Surgery is the cornerstone of treatment, while the role of chemotherapy and radiotherapy is still not clear. This paper presents the case of a post-menopausal woman who is diagnosed with primary leiomyosarcoma of the ovary along with multiple leiomyoma of the uterus, and who receives a surgical approach and currently achieving 25 months free from disease.


Keywords


Leiomyosarcoma of ovary

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