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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2011, Article ID 980257, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/980257
Case Report

Leiomyosarcoma of Bone: A Case Report

1Department of Orthopaedics and Orthopaedic Surgery, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 5, 8036 Graz, Austria
2Institute of Pathology, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 25, 8036 Graz, Austria

Received 11 July 2011; Accepted 7 September 2011

Academic Editor: Carl M. Allen

Copyright © 2011 Andreas Frings et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

The aim of this paper is to present clinicopathologic features and immunohistochemical findings of a primary leiomyosarcoma of bone occurring in the proximal femur of a 46-year-old Caucasian male patient. Each case report on this exceedingly rare entity contributes to the notion of this disease.