Superficial leiomyosarcoma of the scalp: a case report

Manuela Pop, Carolina Botar-Jid, Cristina Hotoleanu, Dan Vasilescu, Silviu Sfrangeu


We present the case of a 91-year old female, with no family history of malignancy, diagnosed with primary superficial leiomyosarcoma G1 of the scalp with frontal bone lysis and intracranial extension. The particularity of this case is the rarity of this tumor and the uncommon location. Also the bone involvement, present in our case, has been seen only in a reduced number of patients, approximately 10% of the cases.


scalp; bone lysis; leiomyosarcoma

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