Leiomyosarcoma of the skin is a rare tumor that cannot be diagnosed clinically because its gross appearance is nonspecific. The primary skin tumor usually appears as a solitary nodule. It may arise de novo in the dermis or in the subcutaneous tissue, or as a metastatic lesion from an internal neoplasm. Dermal leiomyosarcomas rarely metastasize, unlike the subcutaneous tumors. We describe a case of the dermal type of leiomyosarcoma. (J Am Acad Dermatol 2003;48:S51-3.)Le texte complet de cet article est disponible en PDF.
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