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Case Reports in Surgery
Volume 2014, Article ID 308916, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/308916
Case Report

Giant Subcutaneous Leiomyosarcoma of Anterior Abdominal Wall

1Department of Surgical Oncology, Saroj Gupta Cancer Centre and Research Institute, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Thakurpukur, Kolkata 700063, India
2Department of Pathology, Saroj Gupta Cancer Centre and Research Institute, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Thakurpukur, Kolkata 700063, India

Received 23 September 2014; Accepted 3 November 2014; Published 18 November 2014

Academic Editor: Fernando Turégano

Copyright © 2014 Sanghamitra Jena 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

Subcutaneous leiomyosarcomas are rare tumors accounting for 1% to 2% of all superficial soft tissue malignancies. Although they may arise anywhere in the body, they most frequently occur in the lower extremities. The incidence of subcutaneous LMS affecting the anterior abdominal wall is very rare. We herein report the case of a patient with a giant subcutaneous leiomyosarcoma arising in the anterior abdominal wall. It was diagnosed by histopathology and immunohistochemistry and treated accordingly.