DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2349-2902.isj20181468

The quintessence of breast leiomyosarcoma

Ashwini Kannamma Kalimuthu, Raja Senthil Viswanathan, Ponniah Iyyappan, Kaliyappa C.

Abstract


Sarcoma of the breast is a rare condition. The biological differences from other primary breast tumours necessitate a corresponding difference in approach to diagnostic and management strategies. The rarity of the condition has made clinicopathological study difficult. Authors report a case of primary leiomyosarcoma in a 40-yr-old-women, with a 15x9 cm bosselated swelling, involving all 4 quadrants of the left breast. Her clinical features, sonography and trucut biopsy were compatible with cystosarcoma phyllodes and she underwent a left mastectomy for the same. Later the histological and imunohistochemical studies established the diagnosis of leiomyosarcoma, grade 2.


Keywords


Mastectomy, Spindle cell carcinoma, Sarcoma breast

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