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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 271-273

Leiomyosarcoma of tongue


Department of Ear Nose Throat, Vinayaka Mission Kirupananda Variyar Medical College, Salem, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. S V Dhanasekaran
Department of Ear Nose Throat, Vinayaka Mission Kirupananda Variyar Medical College, Seeragapadi P.O., Salem - 636 308, Tamil Nadu
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DOI: 10.4103/2348-3334.143003

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Leiomyosarcoma is a malignant smooth muscle tumour. Oral leiomyosarcoma in particular of the tongue is extremely rare and poorly documented. We report a case of 38 year old woman with 1 year history of painless growing mass on the left hemi tongue with difficulty in swallowing diagnosed as Leiomyosarcoma tongue on histopathology. Surgical excision was done under general anesthesia. After 3 months of regular follow up and radiotherapy patient is doing fine without any recurrence or metastasis.


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