IMR Press / EJGO / Volume 21 / Issue 3 / pii/2000179

European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology (EJGO) is published by IMR Press from Volume 40 Issue 1 (2019). Previous articles were published by another publisher on a subscription basis, and they are hosted by IMR Press on as a courtesy and upon agreement with S.O.G.

Open Access Case Report

Leiomyosarcoma of the broad ligament: case report and literature review

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1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of Marmara, Istanbul, Turkey
2 Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Marmara, Istanbul, Turkey
3 Zeynep Kamil Children’s and Maternity Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2000, 21(3), 318–319;
Published: 10 June 2000

A 56-year-old woman with leiomyosarcoma of the broad ligament discovered in the outpatient clinic in Marmara University Medical School is presented. Treatment consisted of total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy. After a one­year disease-free interval, the patient underwent a repeat laparotomy and recurrence of the previously excised malignant tumor was removed. The patient received external radiotherapy to the pelvis with linear accelerator.

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