Uterine leiomyosarcoma

Case contributed by Mohammadtaghi Niknejad


Abdominal pain and palpable mass on physical exam.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Female

A 28 mm enhancing mass is noted at left side of para-aortic regions.
The uterus is enlarged. A 160×110 mm hetero enhancing mass is noted at uterine fundus.
There is no sign of extra uterus extension or local invasion to adjacent structures.


The patient underwent surgical resection and histopathology evaluation confirms leiomyosarcoma.

Case Discussion

Uterine leiomyosarcomas are malignant uterine tumors that arise from the myometrium. The uterus is the commonest location for a leiomyosarcoma.

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